A Community Responds: Exploring Community Reactions to Police Brutality


  • Aug 2 2010 11:37 AM

    Matching // Celeste Higby

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about a case of police brutality in Inglewood, California. By exploring the case in detail and discussing possible responses, students learn how such events can be transformed into learning experiences prompting community action that may prevent future events from occurring.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science


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    Tool for: Administrators, Teachers, Parents


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions