Vietnam and Civil Rights Era, 1960-1980 Teacher Resources
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New Review Living History: Local Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
Your young historians will learn about the civil rights movement of the 1960s and the nature of Jim Crow laws from those in the community who experienced it first-hand.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights Movement
Students identify and acquire an understanding of what the Civil Rights Movement consisted of, the issues that sparked the Movement, the people who participated and the events that occurred during the Movement. They also identify how to analyze and interpret photographs and make inferences.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 33 Views 126 Downloads
Keep on Pushing: Popular Music and the Civil Rights Movement
High schoolers explore music that exemplified the Civil Rights Movement. In this music and history lesson, students research 1960's protest songs, Motown recorded music, and rap of the 1990's to consider the power of music and its reflection on the social conscience.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads
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 36 Views 78 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
Social Activism in the United States
Seventh graders explore the goals of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In this US History lesson, 7th graders read a newspaper article that reported a significant event during this era. Students write a summary of this event.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Nonviolence the Road to Freedom
Eleventh graders discuss the use of nonviolence. In this civil rights movement instructional activity, 11th graders write a journal entry on the differences between Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., discuss nonviolence and create a poster promoting nonviolence.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Kennedy Administration and the Civil Rights Movement
Students evaluate the Kennedy Administration's involvement in the civil rights movement. In this Civil rights lesson, students read and take notes from speeches connected to the historic March on Washington from the National Archives in a jigsaw format.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 23 Downloads
The Consequences of Liberalism on the Civil Rights Movement
Pupils investigate how the civil rights movement transformed from a non-violent movement in the early sixties to a military and separatist movement. Working in groups, students compare and contrast the writings of Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael in terms of their content and the shift in the tone from non-violent resistance to military separatism.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 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
Social Activism In The United States
Learners explore justice issues. In this social activism lesson, students watch "Social Activism in the United States," and then locate newspaper articles from the 1960's and 1970's about events during the era.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Black Music: Its Message and Meaning
Young scholars develop an appreciation for modern black music from a historical, political and lyrical perspective. They examine the political and the historical surge of the civil rights movement of the 1960's and how this surge directly or indirectly affected black musicians, who in turn affected the black population of America during this period.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Concept Formation/Life in a Box: The Turbulent 60's and 70's
Students examine 1960's and 1970's America. In this contemporary history lesson plan, students examine images, texts, and documents that provide a glimpse into American politics during the decades. Students then conduct further research and write reflections on the lesson plan.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 35 Downloads
In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All
Students 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
The Right to Remain Resilient
Students examine the Civil Rights Movements in the U.S., both current and historic. In small groups students investigate a specific civil rights group, create an illustrated timeline, noting key events, people, and state and federal laws.
6th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 10 Downloads
Civil Rights Leaders
Tenth graders investigate three American leaders from the Civil Rights Movement while they examine the early 1960's and the topic of racial equality. They listen to music from the era, read speeches, and look at images of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and John F.
10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads