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Juliette Hampton Morgan: Becoming an Ally
Student examine human rights issues. In this social justice instructional activity, 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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
New Review The Road to Civil Rights
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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Civil Rights Leader: Rosa Parks
All humans should have civil rights, but that wasn't the case in Alabama. This biographical presentation shares information about the life and inspiration that Rosa Parks brought to the Civil Rights movement. It explains her thoughts, the laws, and why her nonviolent protest was so effective.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 51 Downloads
Satyagraha, Its Origins and Applications
Tenth graders study the steps and methods taken by Gandhi. In this World History lesson, 10th graders create illustrations to represent these steps. Students write a persuasive essay on these measures taken by Gandhi.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Seeking Civil Rights
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.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 19 Views 134 Downloads
Civil Rights Video Essay
Learners 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 21 Downloads
Jazz Music and the Crisis Over School Desegregation
High schoolers will learn to appreciate the civil rights movement with a focus on Little Rock, Arkansas. They will also acknowledge Louis Armstrong's unparalleled contributions to American music.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads
Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all aspects of the US Government including, the three branches, powers, separation of powers, the Amendments, case studies, checks and balances, rights, and judicial process.
12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 103 Downloads
The Movement Beyond Martin
Students investigate the context, issues, important people, and outcomes of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. They attempt to answer the essential question, "Would the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's have happened if Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 83 Downloads
What is Equality and How Does it Affect Me?
Students explore the concept of civil rights and the ways in which Dr. Martin Luther Kind and others utilized non-violent protests to achieve their goals. They participate in a variety of discussion and role play activities during this comprehensive unit.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 14 Views 116 Downloads
Reconstruction to Civil Rights
Eighth graders complete a unit of lessons on the period of time from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights movement. They analyze and interpret political cartoons and editorials, conduct research on famous civil rights places, and complete writing assignments.
8th Social Studies & History 37 Views 85 Downloads
Who Is Sarah Mae Fleming?
Fifth graders learn about two influential women. In this historical figures lesson, 5th graders work in groups to read articles about Rosa Parks and Sarah Fleming and share their findings with the class. Students use a Venn Diagram to compare the two women.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Lessons in Courage: Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Ruby Bridges
First graders discover the contributions of Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Ruby Bridges in the Civil Rights Movement. Books and recordings are used to help students explain how important they were in the movement.
1st Math 48 Views 173 Downloads
Determine how African-Americans have broken barriers in this history activity. Middle schoolers discuss the 15th Amendment and the American civil rights movement prior to analyzing Barack Obama's speech "A More Perfect Union," taking care to evaluate the speaker's argument.
8th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 206 Downloads