In this article, I discuss how to teach about the causes for the Great Migration using the Inquiry Arc from the C3 Framework. First, a brief overview of the Great Migration is given. Then, a series of activities is provided with primary and secondary sources to explore the causes for the Great Migration. Finally, a writing activity is given that allows students to summarize the reasons that millions of African Americans took part in the Great Migration. The steps and resources to implement the series of activities are provided.
"Migrating Away from Jim Crow: Using the C3 Framework to Teach the Great Migration,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 82
, Article 4.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol82/iss2/4