This WEBQUEST will take you through a series of activities that will allow you to further investigate the
and the people who were affected by them.In the first activity you will be asked to research the history and examine the actual Jim Crow Laws, whilemaking personal connections.Secondly you will read personal narratives of African-Americans who were personally affected by therestrictions imposed on them by these laws and complete an informational sheet about your narrator.For your FINAL TASK you will be asked to listen to a personal narrative and create a one page personalresponse allowing you to make an emotional connection to the lives of the African American who survived thistime. Your goal is to uncover what it was really like to be African American during a time of extreme racism andsegregation. Without this understanding, any reference to this era will be much harder to comprehend.
Activity 1 : READ to get informed and WRITE
JIM CROW LAWS
After reading all of the laws, pick
Jim Crow Laws
that you find interesting or especially mean or ridiculous.
Using these laws, complete the chart below.