This Viewing Guide and Curriculum Resource focuses on Freedom Summer in 1964 and provides an overview of the documentary, guiding questions, and points to ponder. It also features supplemental curriculum materials, a glossary, sample lesson plans, and additional resources for high school teachers.
Through the Between the Lions Preschool Literacy Initiative, MPB provides resources, expertise, and encouragement to child care centers in the Jackson area to promote literacy in children with the help of its partners.
This is the perfect classroom resource to introduce concepts of environmental racism and environmental justice. It’s one of those small films that tells a gigantic story—about community, resilience, resistance, and hope.
This Educator Resource and Activity Guide presents a historical snapshot of the Mississippi Craft Center and Craftsmen’s Guild, provides activities aligned to state standards, and offers related technology resources.
As a companion to the documentary Divided We Stand: Race, Religion, and Reconciliation, this document is intended to be used as a viewing guide, providing an overview of the documentary, guiding questions, and points to ponder.
Ed Said, a Web-based series aimed at encouraging elementary school children to eat healthy foods and exercise, features a puppet who teaches children healthy eating habits through raps and rhymes. Educators can find full webisodes, music, lyrics, and much more at EdSaid.org.
This guide provides an introduction to Ship Island, including important people, places, and events, and also features sample activities for usage in elementary, middle and high school classrooms.
This guide serves as an educational tool during instruction on the experiences of Mississippians during WWII and provide invaluable supplemental resources for integrating history curriculum within Mississippi classrooms.
Integrating Ole Miss presents the University of Mississippi as a microcosm for the Civil Rights Movement in the state and across the nation.
This informational guide highlights the three branches of state government and specific legislative committees.
The Tribute to Medgar Evers Project includes an extensive educational outreach component which serves as a valuable tool during instruction on the life and history of Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers.
Students in grades 6 - 12 will be interested in these activities on the elements of a short story.
Lesson plans on African American Literature and Civil Rights for grades 3 - 12.
Creative writing lesson plans for grades 2 - 12.
Lesson plans for third through twelfth grades on topics from understanding a novel to writing one.
Learn how to write like a food critic and much more in these lesson plans for grades K through 12.
Students learn about hurricanes and how to prepare for severe weather in these lesson plans.
Learn how to write an autobiography or memoir through these lesson plans for students K - 12.
Lesson plans for fourth grade to adult on photography, Freedom Riders, and African American history.
A variety of guides and resources for students of all ages on poetry, including epic poems, poetry slam, writing poetry, Emily Dickinson, and more.
Teach your students how to understand music and compose in these lesson plans for grades 4 - 12.
A variety of lesson plans and activites on Welty and her literature for all ages.
Find out the details of writing young adult literature, including children's books.