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In this Martin Luther King activity and progress test worksheet, students 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, 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. 
Students 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 lesson plan.
Eleventh graders examine how current race relations in their town compare to those of the 1960's.
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 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.
Students examine the Brown v. Board of Education case. In this segregation activity, students study the details of the case and compare it the Mendez v. Westminster case.
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.
Students 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.
Students examine the issue of segregation. In this civil rights lesson, students use primary sources and pictorial images to explore the issue of segregation in the 1950's. Students work collaboratively and take positions to better understand the complexity of the geo-cultural concept.
Rosa Parks proves that one person, no matter their race, can make a difference.
In this Civil Rights worksheet, students take a pre-test, review vocabulary, see a timeline, discuss how to overcome racism and much more in this 22 page lesson with blackline masters.
Students research famous people and events in Black History then break the biographies and events down into specific information related to dates in history. They
In this social studies worksheet, students read a time line about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. They answer four questions about the time line.
Students investigate a decade of American history when the civil rights movement was a focus of national attention. They create a video essay about a person or event that played an important role in shaping the civil rights movement.

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