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American Civil Rights Movement Menu
Students investigate racism in the United States by creating a menu. In this Civil Rights lesson, students identify the cruelties enacted upon African Americans in the 1950's and 60's as they fought for equality. Students create a menu representing Civil Rights leaders for a fictitious restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 33 Views 154 Downloads
Civil Rights Movement
Students experience a classroom simulation of discrimination and then use this as a springboard to discuss the Civil Rights Movement and Jim Crow Laws. This is a powerful, and potentially controversial, instructional activity for your students.
7th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 31 Downloads
The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee
Students identify and analyze the motivation behind the African-American students in organizing the sit-in if Greensboro and the formation of the SNCC. Students identify how the generational differences between members of SNCC and other civil rights groups led to a difference in emphasis in the organizations.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Lesson 1/3 - The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Dubois, and Mother Jones: these are all names associated with civil rights. Watch a PowerPoint style presentation as the narrator explains the influence these greats had on society.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Compare and contrast the ideologies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle schoolers conduct research regarding civil rights and rhetorical strategies used in political speechs. They examine the strategies that both men employed to fight injustice.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Lesson 3/3 - Civil Rights Movement
"With his ebony hands on each ivory key, he made that poor piano moan with melody." Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson and other greats from the Harlem Renaissance are introduced in this PowerPoint-style presentation.
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Life and Times: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968
The life and times of Martin Luther King Jr. are outlined in this simple-yet-informative presentation. This is an image-rich slide show depicting scenes from his personal and public life. A great resource to use with a unit on the civil rights movement.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 10 Downloads
Civil Rights Methodology Martin Luther King, Jr. – Stokely Carmichael
Students compare and contrast the visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael. In this African-American history lesson, students read speeches by each of the men and summarize the arguments made by each of them about promoting change for African-Americans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Eleventh graders create a timeline of events. In this vocabulary activity, 11th graders work in groups to create a timeline of major events that occurred during the Civil Rights era. Students present to class then create a larger class timeline using self-awareness vocabulary.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Dr. King and the Movement
Students complete activities about Dr. Martin Luther King's Civil Rights movements. In this Civil Rights lesson plan, students read a quote from Dr. King and discuss several questions about the topic and may use them as writing prompts.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Reading Freedom on the Menu
Learners apply specific reading strategies to answer questions about the selection Freedom on the Menu. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read a selection called Freedom on the Menu and use specific reading strategies to answer comprehension questions about the selection.
K - 4th Language Arts 20 Views 156 Downloads
Dr. King and His Advice for Dreams Deferred
Students analyze Dr. King's public addresses and Langston Hughes' poetry as a study of the Civil Rights' nonviolent approach to making an impact. In this protesting instructional activity, students read poetry of Hughes and speeches by Dr. King as a study of ways to productively and nonviolently impact change.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 31 Downloads
Civil Rights: John Lewis’s Speech(es) of August 1963, the March on Washington
Ninth graders examine John Lewis's message to Americans. In this American Civil Rights Movement lesson plan, 9th graders compare the draft of Lewis's speech at the March on Washington to the speech he actually delivered that day. Students then respond to discussion and analysis questions about the 2 speeches.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 9 Downloads