Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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Students 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. Students complete image based discussion and three related projects.
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. In this Progressive Era lesson plan, 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.
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.
Students explore the distance formula using real world data from nonviolent marches for social change. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate the marches of Gandhi and King using maps overlaid with a coordinate grid. Students use the distance formula to determine the lengths of the marches.
Students explore the Great Society. In this U.S. history and government activity, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
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.
In this American Civil Rights Movement worksheet, 12th graders respond to 20 multiple choice, 10 true/false, 13 fill in the blank, and 6 short answer questions about the movement.
In this online interactive U. S. History crossword puzzle worksheet, learners use the 10 clues regarding the Cold War and Civil Rights Movement to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
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.
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages on the Civil Rights Movement and respond to 48 short answer questions.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Eleventh graders study the history of immigration from 1850 to the present. In this American History lesson, 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.
Students examine racial discrimination and how it affects the economic outlook. In this economics instructional activity students view videos and examine economic strategies.
There are a lot of factors tied up in the US economic system. Quiz the class on how well they understand the US's economic goals, systems, and infrastructure. There are ten questions to answer.
In this online interactive history instructional activity, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about the American Civil Rights Movement.
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.
Students 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.
Students examine the racial inequality that existed in the United States before the Civil Rights Movement. After listening to song lyrics and viewing photographs, they discover the importance of the movement in helping society move toward equality. They write essays and speak orally about their views on the movement and their empathy for African-Americans.
Sixth graders research the important people, places and events of the Civil Rights Movement using the Internet. They design a PowerPoint presentation, a brochure, and a website using the information from their research.
Students 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.