Civil Rights Movement Teacher Resources
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A Journalist’s Report: The Better Vision for Black Americans
After reading a series of primary source documents detailing the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, class members craft newspaper columns assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each man's vision, and present their...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Nonviolence: The Children's March
What was the Children's Crusade and how did it impact the civil rights movement in the United States? Your young learners will learn about this incredible event through a variety of instructional activities, from reading a poem and...
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Listening for History: Using Jazz Music as a Primary Source
New ReviewDesigned as a teacher resource, a packet identifies resources and approaches instructors can use to incorporate jazz into their history classes. Materials are identified by historical era, from the roots of jazz prior to World War I to...
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Strength and Voices: Engaging Scenario – Lights camera, action! Day 1
This task is somewhat incomplete, yet if matched with the larger unit, it could be a helpful way to start off a great project. Learners work in groups to create and research a film documentary on civil rights. This project is based on...
7th CCSS: Designed
Centers of the Storm: The Lyceum and the Circle at the University of Mississippi
Greek Revival architecture and the Civil Rights Movement? Sure! Examine how the Lyceum and Circle, two historic buildings located on the campus of the University of Mississippi, relate to integration and the 1962 riot on the university...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Perspectives and Point of View: Engaging Scenario Unit 1
In groups Middle schoolers work together to analyze texts and author's perspective across media types. They read the Langston Hughes poem, "I Look at the World" and speeches from JFK and MLK. They create a multi-media presentation...
6th CCSS: Designed
Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students use text and photos to visualize the delivery of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have A Dream" speech. They analyze Dr. King's speech for examples of imagery and allusion and create original poetry and illustrations...
3rd - 5th
Civil Rights Methodology Martin Luther King, Jr. – Stokely Carmichael
Learners compare and contrast the visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael. For this African-American history lesson, students read speeches by each of the men and summarize the arguments made by each of them about...
9th - 12th