Muhammad Ali Teacher Resources
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Sports and Politics: Making Statements
Students examine the actions of Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Muhammad Ali. In this United States history lesson plan, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding acts of political activism. Students participate in speed...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Students research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Students...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Pivotal Moment in the Civil Rights Movement
After an examination of primary source materials, individuals write an argumentative essay in which they craft and support a claim about how pivotal the murder of Emmett Till was to the civil rights movement.
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits: Grades 3-5
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history instructional activity, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Africa, India, and the new British Empire: 1750-1870
Colonization, imperialism, invasion, and the expansion of the British Empire into Africa, India, and Asia are all covered here. This presentation highlights major events, rebellions, and cultural changes that came from British...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Empathy and the Vietnam War
Learners explore the implications of the draft during the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson plan, students analyze the lyrics of songs that explore differents opinions of the Vietnam draft. Learners particpate in a role-play activity...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Islam: History, Values, and Culture
Providing a thorough outline in the first few slides, this presentation takes viewers through the history and characteristics of Islam. Especially helpful are the slides that clear up common misconceptions about Islam, such as the...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Zoomorphic Calligraphy and Virtuous Qualities
Explore the wonders of Turkish calligraphy, where the Arabic alphabet is transformed into animal shapes. Learners examine Islamic laws as they pertain to art as well as the zoomorphic calligraphy commonly practiced during the Ottoman...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Fill-In - October Event in History
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History