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In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students examine social injustices and discrimination. In this cross curricular lesson, students work in pairs to discuss letters they've previously written about tolerance and the Holocaust. The class then completes a vocabulary building activities and reads from Rosa Parks, My Story. Once the reading is complete, students answer questions based on the reading.
In this comprehension worksheet, learners read a selection about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and answer a set of 10 fill-in-the-blank comprehension questions. 
For this online interactive Martin Luther King, Jr. worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions. Students may check their answers with the click of the mouse.
For this Martin Luther King activity and progress test worksheet, learners respond to a total of 20 multiple choice, matching and fill-in-the-blank questions pertaining to Martin Luther King
Students examine the actions of Rosa Parks. They identify the reasons why philanthropy is good for the community and individuals. They write a letter to someone they admire because of their qualities.
Young scholars explore the life and works of Rosa Parks. In this Civil Rights lesson plan, students consider Rosa Parks' work as a philanthropist. Young scholars then write a letter to someone that they admire for making a difference.
Students discuss African-American history from slavery to the civil rights movement. They discuss individual people who shpaed history by reading their biographies and researching the age in which they lived. Studnets comprehend the causes and effects of the civil rights movement in America.
Students analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution lesson, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works. 
Tenth graders study the concept of civil disobedience.  In this Current Events lesson, 10th graders participate in a survey that nominates students for hard work and exemplifies nonviolence. 
Learners are introduced to the goals of abolitionists throughout history. In groups, they use the internet to discover the purpose of the Underground Railroad and why there were bus boycotts in the 1960s. They compare and contrast the messages of King, Jr. and Malcolm X to end the instructional activity.
Eleventh graders examine how current race relations in their town compare to those of the 1960's.
Students study the Orangeburg Massacre. In this social studies lesson, students discuss the Civil Rights Movement and the protest movements that took place. Students examine the events that led up to the Orangeburg Massacre at South Carolina State University.
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.
Eighth graders discover equality by researching the Civil Rights Movement.  In this U.S. history lesson, 8th graders discuss the results of segregation in society and African Americans today.  Students write a short biography of a Civil Rights activist.
In this English worksheet, students read "Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
High schoolers read about the civil rights movement in their textbooks. They engage in a whole-class discussion of how nonviolent direct action can be a powerful tool for bringing about social, economic, or political change.
Third graders analyze primary sources on Rosa Parks.  In this life in a box lesson, 3rd graders examine artifacts belonging to Rosa Parks and images.  Students reflect on what they learned about this influential person in history.
Student examine human rights issues. For this social justice lesson, students consider the story of Juliette Hampton Morgan who stood as ally to African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement. Students discuss methods of supporting victims of oppression.
Here is a fantastic resource on the civil rights movement! It includes reading materials and worksheets, and particularly highlights major legislation and the role of the judicial branch in the federal government in addressing the violation of individual rights.

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