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September 09, 2019

A Famous Kansas Child

Grade Level:



In this lesson, students will read about a Kansas child involved in a famous United States Supreme Court case. They will think critically to form opinions about equality, segregation, and integration, and will distinguish between fact and opinion.


Time needed:

60 minutes


Materials required:

A Famous Kansas Child Lesson Plan


National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, national Council for Social Studies:

Theme 5: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices