Lesson Plans & Curricular Strategies

If you are a past participant in a Hamer Institute program and have a related lesson plan you would like to share, please contact the webmaster. Lesson plans are listed below in quotation marks; curricula are in italics.



1. Jeff Pollard: “The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Community Organizing Tradition” (PDF,
1.7 MB)



1. Bonnie Reddick: Reading and Composition (PDF, 71 kb)


1. Linda Janke: “What Do You Need for a Movement to Succeed?” (PDF, 55 kb)
2. J. Ben Woods III: “My Home, My Neighbors, Our Struggle: Time and Place, 1954-1969” (PDF, 65 kb)
3. F. Scott Fernandez: U.S. History, 1877-Present (PDF, 60 kb)
4. Sanford Jeames: African American History (PDF, 53 kb)
5. Joy E. Ingram: Survey of American History/African American Studies (PDF, 62 kb)
6. John Shorey: American History from 1945 to the Present (PDF,
69 kb)


1. Beverly Bethune: Interdisciplinary Studies (PDF, 47 kb)
2. C. Leon Pitt: Principles of Sociology/Cultural Diversity/Social Problems (PDF, 56 kb)
3. Terry Goddard: American Minorities (PDF,
66 kb)
4. Rhonda H. Simmons: Teacher Education (PDF, 67 kb)
5. Michael J. Lenaghan: Social Environment/Sophomore Thesis (PDF, 66 kb)

Political Science

1. Wanda Hill: “United States Government – Research Project” (PDF, 72 kb)
2. Michael Hoover: “Case Study: Federalism & Civil Rights” (PDF, 49 kb)
3. Lisa Toland: American Government/State & Local Government (PDF, 49 kb)