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Students examine literary elements in non-fiction literature. In this problem solving lesson, students read Rosa Parks, My Story and Beyond the Limits. Students make oral presentations based on the causes and effects, conflicts, and problem solving skills featured in the stories.
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women lesson, students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss how these women have been important figures in American history.
Do you recognize these famous people? Examine the lives of famous Americans like Helen Keller and Thomas Jefferson. To accomplish this, your class will study the contributions made by the famous people listed here. They will identify the pictures of these Americans and explain the importance of the republican form of government.
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Civil Rights Movement instructional activity, students examine Rosa Parks's contribution to the movement as they participate in a simulation and discuss the impact of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Students investigate racism by completing a writing assignment. In this civil rights lesson, students research facts about Rosa Parks in order to write a newspaper article about her. Students utilize the Internet for research and a word processing document to type their assignment.