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Rosa Parks Dies
Students read a story called Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks Diesand answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events Rosa Parks lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, sharing facts, recalling details, sequencing events, role-playing, and editing a Montgomery Bus Boycott article.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 36 Downloads
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sixth graders watch a video about Rosa Parks and her role in the Civil Rights Movement. They listen to a read aloud of "The Story of Ruby Bridges" and compare Ruby's experiences with those of Rosa Parks. They complete a computer based quiz before writing a tribute to Rosa Parks.
6th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 14 Downloads
Eighth graders research Rosa Parks and describe her contributions and how they affect us today. Students identify important events occurring at this time in history by participation in historical perspective activities. Students express their thoughts about Rosa Parks by writing an essay.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 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 51 Views 173 Downloads
The Bus Ride Teacher's Guide
Young scholars examine and respond to the text, The Bus Ride. In this African-American literature lesson, students explore pre-reading questions that focus on fairness of laws. Young scholars read the text based on Rosa Parks and answer 11 post-reading questions.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 8 Is Number 8 Of 15 In Unit Plan
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.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students identify and describe ways in which life was different in the time historical period of Rosa Parks. For this historical time period lesson plan, students explain that one characteristic of a biography is that it takes place in a historical time period.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Fifth graders read an autobiography. In this sequencing lesson, 5th graders learn the importance of putting events in chronological order. Students read about Rosa Park's and discuss the difficulty one may have when following a story with flashbacks.
5th Language Arts 9 Views 41 Downloads
First graders learn about the power of protest. They view images from various protests, then make placards to demonstrate what is important to them. They begin by brainstorming ideas about making the world a better place, then they expand on their favorite ideas through drawing.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Roots of Ahimsa
Students investigate the philosophy of nonviolence. In this Ghandi lesson plan, students discover that Gandhi inspired many civil rights leaders with the idea of ahimsa. Students complete venn diagrams, create timelines, and discuss reading to increase understanding.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Connecting Literature, Writing and Music
Students assess the impact of music to portray emotions and tell stories. Examples are taken from the life of Rosa Parks and a piece of band music called "A Movement for Rosa". Evaluation is accomplished through in-class participation and individual writing.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 35 Downloads
Black History Month - Past to Present
Learners complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball card for Jackie Robinson, and create a poster illustrating an African American woman's accomplishments.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 55 Views 144 Downloads
The Montgomery Bus Boycott: A Model for Social Transformation
Young scholars discuss Rosa Parks and the Montgomery busy boycott by examining the boycott handbill and Rosa Park's arrest report. They compare both documents and complete the Document Analysis Worksheet. They research the consequences of hero making in history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
This is Rosa Parks
Students observe the difference that one person can make. In this Civil Rights Movement lesson, students discuss the concepts of segregation and boycotting. They compare and contrast two African American women who were pivotal to the Civil Rights Movement.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads