The Green Book: Black Traveler’s Guide to Happy Motoring

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will understand the role social networking played in African-American business and leisure travel along America’s highways before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed.
Author: 
Sara Jenkins
Grade Range: 
7-8
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past