Civil Rights Movement Teacher Resources
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Centers of the Storm: The Lyceum and the Circle at the University of Mississippi
Greek Revival architecture and the Civil Rights Movement? Sure! Examine how the Lyceum and Circle, two historic buildings located on the campus of the University of Mississippi, relate to integration and the 1962 riot on the university...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Perspectives and Point of View: Engaging Scenario Unit 1
In groups Middle schoolers work together to analyze texts and author's perspective across media types. They read the Langston Hughes poem, "I Look at the World" and speeches from JFK and MLK. They create a multi-media presentation...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Freedom Songs of the Civil Rights Movement
Fifth graders analyze freedom songs sung during the Civil Rights Movement. In this historical music instructional activity, 5th graders sing and understand the musical concepts within freedom songs. Students also analyze the songs'...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Civil Rights Movement in America
Eleventh graders explore the Civil Rights movement as a culmination of history and cultural perspectives developed from the Slave Trade and Reconstruction. They identify leading persons and organizations and their personal philosophy to...
11th Social Studies & History
Making More Places at the Table: The American Civil Rights Movement of the 50's and 60's
Eleventh graders examine the biography of Henry B. Gonzalez. They examine primary source documents from Congressman Gonzalez's personal papers related to his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.
11th Social Studies & History
Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students use text and photos to visualize the delivery of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have A Dream" speech. They analyze Dr. King's speech for examples of imagery and allusion and create original poetry and illustrations...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" Speech
Invite your class to investigate racism and civil rights by analyzing the great Dr. Martin Luther King's speech. Your learners will read the words from the "I Have a Dream" speech and analyze the political and racial overtones. They will...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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 activity, students read speeches by each of the men and summarize the arguments made by each of them about...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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 lesson, students read poetry of Hughes and speeches by Dr. King as a...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts