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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
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...
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
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...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Separate but Never Equal
Students compare and contrast the lives of African-Americans and Caucasians during segregation. For this African-American history lesson, students read the article Separate but Never Equal and create a Venn diagram. Students complete the...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
"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...
5th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Do the Research! Civil Rights Act Passed in U.S.
In this research learning exercise, 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
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 will expand their concepts of the movement's leaders. Learners examine an image of the 1963 March on Washington,...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
Does It Looks All Right to Me?
Learners explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students examine the accomplishments of Civil Rights leaders' as works of philanthropy. Learners read literature regarding diversity and study the Selma to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History