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100 resources with the keyterm rosa parks

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Can the World be a Fair and Just Place?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Introduce various perspectives of the civil rights movement to your middle schoolers by having them take on roles in groups. They read a projected excerpt describing a house (linked) from either the perspective of a real estate agent or...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the history of civil rights and segregation using. Learners read a story about Rosa Parks by Maryann N. Weidt. Then, they answer a series of questions about this story to practice comprehension skills and delve into the topic of...
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Civil Rights and the 1950s

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
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The Civil Rights Movement In Photos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Let the rich gospel music and various images introduce the subject of civil rights to your class. Talk about how groups of people came together to instigate the change in equality and discuss what causes people come together for these days.
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Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story

For Students 5th - 8th
Now here is a resource you don't see everyday. It's a printable version of a 17-page, full-color comic that describes the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the civil rights movement in 1955 and 1956. It focuses on the actions of Martin Luther...
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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use the historical account of Claudette Colvin to study civil rights and connect past injustices to modern issues. As learners read, they examine chapter titles, record quotes, and participate in discussion. Next, they research active...
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Can the World be a Fair and Just Place?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore writers of the civil rights movement through a focused lesson on the Langston Hughes poem I Look at the World. Learners listen to the poem, then complete episodic notes in a graphic organizer. They focus on specific parts of the...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4 and 5 (Part 1)

For Teachers 7th Standards
To better understand the historic events surrounding the Rosa Parks Bus Boycott, learners compare and contrast the perspectives of three different authors. They read three different texts that describe the same historic event, a class...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Task 2 Day 1-2

For Teachers 7th
Learners take a critical look at three perspectives of a single event. They read a biography of Rosa Parks, view a video describing her plight, then read a poem about her. They take notes and discuss the similarities and differences they...
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Perspectives and Point of View

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get your middle schoolers engaged in the civil rights movement using primary source documents! Although this lesson doesn't give you much detail, it offers a nice outline. Start by giving pupils a writing prompt to encourage personal...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Task 1 Day 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
Before they can compare and contrast various perspectives of a single historical event, they need to read and analyze each text. Seventh graders read "It Happened In Montgomery: For Rosa Parks," fill out a graphic organizer, and write a...
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Can the world be a fair and just place: Unit 1 Task 1 Day 2

For Teachers 6th Standards
Day 2 of the unit on justice in the world introduces learners to Rosa Parks. They read "I Was Not Alone" and look at images that tell the Parks story. They discuss how the images and story conveyed one historical event in different or...
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Is the World a Fair and Just Place? Unit 1 Task 1

For Teachers 6th Standards
Being able to compare and contrast various images or media to events portrayed in written mediums is a vital skill. Sixth graders compare the Langston Hughes poem, "A Dream Deferred" to images related to the Rosa Parks story. A Venn...
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Civil Rights: Rosa Parks Centers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Research the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Rosa Parks. Set up different centers and have learners rotate through the activities aimed at researching Rosa Parks. They read The Bus Ride that Changed History: The Story of Rosa Parks, write a...
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Civil Rights Leader: Rosa Parks

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
All humans should have civil rights, but that wasn't the case in Alabama. This biographical presentation shares information about the life and inspiration that Rosa Parks brought to the Civil Rights movement. It explains her thoughts,...
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Montgomery to the Supreme Court

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore Supreme Court cases that featured Civil Rights issues. For this Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary source records regarding Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the Browder v Gayle case, in order to...
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Breaking News English: Rosa Parks

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Rosa Parks activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
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Rosa Parks Changed the Rules

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners listen to a story about Rosa Parks and examine the bus seating rules of the 1950s. For this civil rights movement lesson, the teacher reads students a book about Rosa Parks, then learners complete a worksheet with a diagram of...
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The Montgomery Bus Boycott: A Model for Social Transformation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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...
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How Have Nonconformists Contributed to Society?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
"Whoso would be a man, must be a noncomformist." Or so said Ralph Waldo Emerson in his "Self-Reliance" essay. Class members are encouraged to explore the goodness of a nonconformist and decide for themselves if this person deserves...
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How Rosa Parks Sparked Change

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Rosa Parks proves that one person, no matter their race, can make a difference.
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Rosa Parks

For Students 4th - 6th
Rosa Parks is a great book for studying the Civil Rights Movement. Use this packet of worksheets to track reading, elicit responses, and promote book-related activities. Character analysis, prediction and short essay skills will be...
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Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's December 1, 1955, and a tired African American woman refuses to give up her seat for a white man on a bus in Montgomery. This woman is Rosa Parks. While she wasn't the first person to stay seated despite the current laws, her arrest...
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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 9 Is Number 9 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners examine the issues of prejudice and hatred. In this poetry lesson, students analyze how Rosa Parks addressed an issue of social injustice. Learners go on to conduct research on Rosa Parks and compose an acrostic poem about her.