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FSP Curriculum Guides: Hamilton Earl Holmes

Grades 9-12, Hamilton Earl Holmes: The Legacy Continues

Events in the Life of Hamilton Earl Holmes
Students will learn who Hamilton Earl Holmes was and the significance of his role in Black History, and will place events of his life in chronological order. After watching the documentary Hamilton Earl Holmes: The Legacy Continues, students will examine contributing factors to the integration of the University of Georgia.

Primary Learning Outcomes (Teacher’s Questions for Students)
Who was Hamilton Earl Holmes? What are some facts about Hamilton Earl Holmes’ life? What can we learn from Hamilton Earl Holmes?

Additional Learning Outcomes (Teacher’s Questions for Students)
What personal qualities did Hamilton Earl Holmes have that enabled him to attend the University of Georgia as one of the first black students there? How do the events of his life fit in with the Civil Rights Movement?

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