Taking a Knee: The NFL & Racism (Digital: Teacher License)

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Taking a Knee: The NFL & Racism (Digital: Teacher License)

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In this week long unit, students examine why Colin Kaepernick first began his protest, the history his protest builds on, as well as the consequences and legacy of his protest.

Contains 5 print and go lessons. Personal Teacher License Use: Teacher’s (including tutors and home school educators) can personally purchase a single teacher, non-transferable license to print copies and use curriculum solely with their students.

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Purchase Includes:

5 Lesson Packets (see topics below). Each Close Reading lesson packet comes with student and teacher copy of lesson; Additionally, all close reading lessons include a Do First, Close Reading with Text Dependent Questions, Extension Activity, and Exit Ticket. Purchase also includes teacher instructions. In total there are 13 files and over 25 pages of student activities.

Unit Outline:

Day 1: Taking a Knee - The Beginning of the Protest (Close Reading Packet)

Day 2: Taking a Knee - Historical Context (Close Reading Packet)

Day 3: Taking a Knee - The Backlash (Close Reading Packet)

Day 4: Taking a Knee - Collusion and Legacy (Close Reading Packet)

Day 5: Final Assessment & Closing Circle (May take two days)