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Brown v. Board of Education Re-Enactment

This activity is a re-enactment of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.

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Assignments. The teacher gives each speaker a scripted part to read.

Speaking Parts. Twelve students have speaking parts. One speaker is a student greeter and another is a narrator. All others are historical characters (e.g. Thurgood Marshall, Chief Justice Earl Warren).

Practice. The historical figure practices his/her lines with a partner prior to the re-enactment.

Performance. Students take their places at assigned spots where they stand to speak.

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