Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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Remember: The Journey to School Integration
Students explore equality by reading a classic Civil Rights story. In this desegregation lesson, 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 55 Downloads
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
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
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 5 Views 17 Downloads
Infusing Equity Vs Gender into the Classroom
Students explore the effect of gender bias in the classroom. In this statistics instructional activity, 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, 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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 36 Downloads
Separate but Never Equal
Learners 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. Learners 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. For 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 9 Views 101 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 5 Views 24 Downloads
Do the Research! Civil Rights Act Passed in U.S.
In this research instructional activity, students find information on the Internet about the Civil Rights Act passed in the United States. Using the information they have found, students answer four general short essay questions.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Adding to the Picture: The 1963 March on Washington
Who do your scholars imagine when they think about the civil rights movement? If only a few faces come to mind, this lesson plan will expand their concepts of the movement's leaders. Learners examine an image of the 1963 March on Washington, then small groups jigsaw primary sources to "add to the picture.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Does It Looks All Right to Me?
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson plan, 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
Does It Look All Right to Me?
Young scholars 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
In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All
Learners 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
Civil Rights Leaders
Students explore racism in America by researching historic victories for equality. In this African American leaders lesson, students discuss the contributions Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. made while reading a timeline. Students listen to King's "I Have a Dream" speech on the Internet.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
Affirmative Action Debate
Students recognize that there are class and school activities that can cause for their exclusion. They defend and dispute an issue in preparing for a debate and determine how a survey can tell you how other classes fell about issues.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Art and Politics
Young scholars analyze the work of three artists whose art work illustrates important political and social events. In this art analysis lesson, students analyze the art of Jasper Johns, Charles Moore, and Andy Warhol. Young scholars complete image based discussion and three related projects.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. In this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
11th Social Studies & History 33 Views 156 Downloads