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Unions and Race



Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using four short film excerpts to reflect on racial inclusion and exclusion in the labor union movement between 1910-1920.

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Playlist: Economics & Social Justice
Unit: Early Labor Movement
Kit: Media Constructions of Social Justice
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Resource Details


Relevant Subject Area(s)

Film/Video Arts, US History And Government, Economics, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

Middle School, High School, College

Media Type(s)

Documentary Film, Feature Film

Author(s)

Sox Sperry

View Standards

Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Literature (RL), Speaking and Listening (SL)