Twenty-fourth Amendment Teacher Resources
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Here you'll not only find a document outlining major shifts in voting-right policy in the United States, but also worksheets that will help your learners identify at what points in time groups such as women, Native Americans, and residents of Washington DC received the right to vote.
6th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 49 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Keep Your Eye On the Prize
High schoolers learn about citizens who were actively involved in the civil rights movement, and the strategies they used to overcome the Jim Crow laws that were so prevalent in the 1960s. They investigate the voting amendments of the US Constitution, and apply these ammendments during a hands-on simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 41 Views 82 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 27 Views 106 Downloads
Race and Voting in the Segregated South
Students examine the history of African American voting rights. In this voting rights lesson plan, students listen to a lecture on African American voting rights between the years 1890 and 1965. Students respond to discussion questions following the lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 11 Downloads
A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION: A SIMULATION
Students discuss two computerized options to change the current U.S. government. In this Constitutional Convention instructional activity, students write a statement advocating for one of the choices and participate in a mock modern Constitutional Convention in which one of the options will be voted on.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Brown v. Board of Education
Ninth graders study the American Civil Rights Movement. In this social justice lesson, 9th graders read "Making History," and discuss the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case. Students then take the provided Civil Rights test.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
A 60s Trilogy
Twelfth graders select and research one of these three events from the 1960's-the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement or the counter culture movement- and select songs that are associated with these events. They prepare outlines and give oral presenations about the selected events and songs.
12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 Downloads
American Civil Rights Movement Menu
Students investigate racism in the United States by creating a menu. In this Civil Rights lesson plan, students identify the cruelties enacted upon African Americans in the 1950's and 60's as they fought for equality. Students create a menu representing Civil Rights leaders for a fictitious restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 154 Downloads
Representation of the Common Citizen From Declaration of Independence to Present
Students create working definition of common citizen, and investigate and discuss important sections of Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and other Amendments. Students demonstrate understanding of events that changed representation in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 53 Downloads
We Shall Overcome
Students examine how historical events have helped to shape society, the roles played by singers and protest songs in the movement for civil rights, and the role American citizens played in shaping their society. Students make posters and PowerPoint presentations, create time lines, participate in debates, write a newspaper article, and compose a creative writing in this project.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
The Right to Vote
Students discover voting barriers. In this government instructional activity, students explore the history of voting. Students work in small groups to analyze and debate if certain groups of people should have the ability to vote or not.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 48 Downloads
May I Vote?
Young scholars explore history of voting rights in America, discuss restrictions on early voting, apply voting rights to specific situations, form human timeline showing how voting rights have changed, and write editorial stating their opinions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 30 Downloads
In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All
Learners focus on the struggle for minorities rights. They describe the civil rights movement of the late 1950's and the 1960's. They trace the roots of the movement in the second-class treatment accorded many black Americans and describe attempts to correct unfair laws and customs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
A 60s Trilogy
Twelfth graders conduct interviews with people who lived during the 1960s and ask them to recall the events and identify songs associated with those events. The interviewees will be asked to express their feelings about the events and songs and if their feelings have changed or remained the same over time.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads