This lesson plan is designed to introduce William Freivogel’s essay, and The 1857 Project as a whole, through discussion questions and guided reading.
These activities model ways that students can apply writing, research, discussion, and visual arts skills to explorations of essays written by students for The 1857 Project.
In this lesson, students read and analyze reporting that investigates the relationship between climate change and migration using both data journalism and wrenching storytelling.
In this lesson, students explore the concept of triage in Missouri's public defender system, and more broadly across the United States.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.
Students learn about voter suppression and disenfranchisement in U.S. elections, and how people are mobilizing to combat it.
In this lesson, students will watch, analyze, and conduct further research based on a Pulitzer Center webinar where infectious disease journalist Jon Cohen speaks on the path to a COVID-19 vaccine.
In this lesson, students will analyze data showing that Black and brown people are over-represented in COVID-19 mortality statistics, investigate structural causes, and search for solutions.
Students analyze text-based reporting and engage with what happens when communities decide to stop relying on private companies to run correctional institutions
Students analyze solutions to end child poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Allegheny County in the Southwest of Pennsylvania.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Bryan Stevenson's essay for The 1619 Project, which traces the legacy of slavery in the contemporary criminal justice system.
Students analyze reporting recounting a North Korean woman and her children's journey to a new life in South Korea, understand the factors that pushed her to flee, and encounter challenges she faced.