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Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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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.
Discover how important Martin Luther King Jr. is to our society. In this civil rights lesson, investigate how Dr. King was an advocate for nonviolence and how he fought for civil rights for all Americans. Read and analyze Dr. King's "I Have a Dream Speech." Review amendments to the constitution that show our civil rights progress.
Students listen as the teacher reads Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech. They discuss how Dr. Martin Luther King was a strong advocate of nonviolent protest and fought for civil rights for all Americans with an eloquence that can be found in speeches such as his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Students discuss how stereotypes can lead people to make unfair judgments about individuals and groups.
Students compare and contrast the lives of African-Americans and Caucasians during segregation. In this African-American history lesson plan, 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.
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, 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.