Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Young scholars analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 6 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 plan, 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 21 Views 145 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
The Distance Formula and Marching Nonviolently for Social Change
Students explore the distance formula using real world data from nonviolent marches for social change. In this secondary mathematics lesson plan, students investigate the marches of Gandhi and King using maps overlaid with a coordinate grid.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 56 Downloads
Was the Great Society Successful?
Young scholars explore the Great Society. In this U.S. history and government lesson plan, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 14 Downloads
Social Activism In The United States
Learners explore justice issues. In this social activism lesson, students watch "Social Activism in the United States," and then locate newspaper articles from the 1960's and 1970's about events during the era.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Cold War/Civil Right Crossword Puzzle
For this online interactive U. S. History crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 10 clues regarding the Cold War and Civil Rights Movement to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 41 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, January 29, 2009
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 64 Downloads
History of Immigration From the 1850's to the Present
Eleventh graders study the history of immigration from 1850 to the present. In this American History lesson plan, 11th graders compare the 1924 and 1965 immigration acts and give a reasoned opinion on each. Students research, write, and make a presentation on a notable immigrant to the United States.
11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 53 Downloads
Ordinary People, Ordinary Places: The Civil Rights Movement
Pupils investigate the message of Martin Luther King Jr. and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. They explore various websites, conduct Internet research, and develop a presentation that analyzes an event and place of the Civil Rights Movement.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 48 Downloads
Turmoils of The 1960's and 70's.
Pupils engage in the study of the social problems associated with the 1960's and 1970's. They explain how the government made attempts to solve the problem and evaluate the success. This is done through the writing of an essay using primary resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads