Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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Shirley Chisholm: Unbought, Unbossed, and Unforgotten
Students examine Chisholm's life and career, and explore her thoughts on some of the issues of her time. They read a speech that Chisholm delivered on the Equal Rights Amendment and conduct research on the Women's Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 21 Downloads
Is Everyone Protected by the Bill of Rights?
Who is protected by the Bill of Rights? Learners examine the Bill of Rights and conduct research regarding gay people in the military. They use their research findings to prepare for and participate in a debate regarding the military ban of openly gay people.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 44 Downloads
Do Ask? Do Tell?
Students explore debates regarding gay rights following the Supreme Court's Lawrence v. Texas decision. They participate in a fishbowl discussion, exploring questions on marriage, adoption, custody, employment, and military service.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
America's Civil Rights Movement
Eleventh graders explore, analyze and study the background to America's Civil Rights Movement through the court system, mass protest, public opinion, political cartoons and legislation. They research Rosa Parks, Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka and Martin Luther King, Jr.
11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 73 Downloads
Martin Luther King, Jr.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 27 Downloads
Students discuss the implications of June 23, 2003 Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action. They research other cases, initiatives, propositions and acts regarding affirmative action in the United States in order to prepare for a series of debates.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads
Remember: The Journey to School Integration
Students explore equality by reading a classic Civil Rights story. In this desegregation lesson plan, students read the book Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison while discussing the Civil Rights Movement. Students research the era on the Internet and discuss specific legal cases such as Brown vs.
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 54 Downloads
Infusing Equity Vs Gender into the Classroom
Students explore the effect of gender bias in the classroom. For this statistics lesson, students discuss the effects of stereotyping, discrimination, and gender bias in the classroom. They collect data on different work places dealing with these issues.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Concept Formation/Life in a Box: The Turbulent 60's and 70's
Students examine 1960's and 1970's America. In this contemporary history lesson plan, students examine images, texts, and documents that provide a glimpse into American politics during the decades. Students then conduct further research and write reflections on the lesson plan.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 35 Downloads
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
Robert Coles’ The Story of Ruby Bridges forms the basis of this powerful cross-curricular study of civic education and civic responsibility. Class members consider how the book presents authority, responsibility, justice, and privacy.. Although part of a unit plan, this detailed lesson can stand alone and would work with any grade level.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 118 Downloads
Separate but Never Equal
Students compare and contrast the lives of African-Americans and Caucasians during segregation. In this African-American history lesson, students read the article Separate but Never Equal and create a Venn diagram. Students complete the Venn diagram to display how segregation effected African-Americans.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 34 Downloads
"I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar"
Students explore U.S. history by examining the role women played in the development of the country. In this women's rights lesson, students read several books with their classmates which discuss the fight women had to go through to get equality in this country.
5th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 100 Downloads
Congressional Committees and the Legislative Process
Students review stages of the legislative process, how committees help determine the outcome, and by deciding which bills the full Congress consider. They research committee assignments to consider why representation is important to the people
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Climographs: Temperature, Precipitation, and the Human Condition
Students read, analyze, and construct climographs. They practice matching climographs to locations in the United States and in Africa. Students discern climate patterns and make predictions about the effects on humans in different places in Africa.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 49 Downloads
Does It Look All Right to Me?
Students identify different viewpoints in society. They describe the characteristics of some of the individuals involved in the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. They listen to a historical narrative and identify issues of inequality.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Does It Looks All Right to Me?
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students examine the accomplishments of Civil Rights leaders' as works of philanthropy. Students read literature regarding diversity and study the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All
Students focus on the struggle for minorities rights. They describe the civil rights movement of the late 1950's and the 1960's. They trace the roots of the movement in the second-class treatment accorded many black Americans and describe attempts to correct unfair laws and customs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads