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100 resources with the keyterm rosa parks

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Evaluate Problem-Solving in the Context of Culture and Time-frame

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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What are the Main Ideas?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Prior to beginning Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks, model for your class members how to determine the main idea of a text. Exercepts from another story are provided to use for the demonstration. The focus then shifts to Rosa Parks'...
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Chronological Order

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read an autobiography. In this sequencing lesson, 5th graders learn the importance of putting events in chronological order. Students read about Rosa Park's and discuss the difficulty one may have when following a story...
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Reform At All Costs

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the term visionary.  For this World History lesson, 11th graders research a specific individual who they feel is a visionary.  Students develop a power point presentation.  
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Civil Rights

For Students 4th - 8th
In this Civil Rights reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a paragraph about Rosa Parks and respond to the question, "How did Rosa Parks act as a responsible citizen?"
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Facts and transcripts of Rosa Parks are transcribed in this 9-slide PowerPoint. The slides include a brief biography, history of racism, which lead into Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat. What follows are slides about her feelings...
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Rosa Parks Day

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students conduct research to discover about Mrs. Rosa Parks' historic role in the U.S. civil rights movement. They create an original artwork to depict the setting in which Mrs. Parks acted for fairness and then create a puppet show to...
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African American Achievers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete research projects. Students research the achievements of various African Americans and their contributions to the world. They use various resource links on the Internet to become more knowledgeable about the topic.
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Rosa Parks: Sources of Information

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students discuss what they know about Rosa Parks and the incident on one of the buses in Montgomery, Alabama. In groups, they discuss and identify where they recieve most of their information. They examine the importance of having a...
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Rosa Parks Story: Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners find 54 words related to Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement. The answers are found at the bottom of the page. Tip: Have the class use 15 of the provided words to construct a short paragraph summarizing the events...
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Active Viewing: Eyes on the Prize "Awakenings"

For Teachers 11th
Dive deeper into the Montgomery Bus Boycott with this multi-stage lesson plan, centered on the essential question: Why did the boycott last so long? Historians investigate the Jim Crow south through a video clip (not included), then...
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Taking a Stand with Rosa Parks

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the concept of Rosa Parks.  In this Rosa Parks lesson, students discuss who Rosa Parks was and the things that she accomplished.  Students also discuss the Civil Rights Movement. 
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Who Is Sarah Mae Fleming?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders learn about two influential women.  In this historical figures lesson, 5th graders work in groups to read articles about Rosa Parks and Sarah Fleming and share their findings with the class.  Students use a Venn Diagram to...
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What is Equality and How Does it Affect Me?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the concept of civil rights and the ways in which Dr. Martin Luther Kind and others utilized non-violent protests to achieve their goals. They participate in a variety of discussion and role play activities during this...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students view a sculpture of Rosa Parks and discuss it's meaning. They examine her story, produce illustrations and develop and perform a skit recreating her experience.
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Remembering Rosa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and profile figures in American civil rights such as Rosa Parks, from 1955-68, to create commemorative posters.
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What is Prejudice?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars tell who Rosa Parks was and what she did to become famous and what state she did it in, and who Martin Luther King Jr. was, why he was important in history, and how we was connected with Rosa Parks.
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Teaching American History: Civil Rights in Film: Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that Rosa Parks was the secretary for the NAACP? Her famous refusal to give up her bus seat was actually a premeditated act designed by the NAACP to draw light the growing civil rights movement. In part two, professor Melani...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Rosa Parks: Mother of Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read an article from Time and react to the article based upon what they have studied about Rosa Parks. They find that even though Rosa is no longer alive, she still has an impact today. They focus on that impact she has and...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover who Rosa Parks was and the significance of her role in Black History. Students place events in Rosa Park's life in chronological order.
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Montgomery Bus Boycott & Rosa Parks Day 5

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners study the Montgomery Bus Boycott. In this American Civil Rights instructional activity, students listen to a lecture about segregation, Rosa Parks, and the bus boycott. Learners discuss passive resistance and its effectiveness.
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Rosa Parks Word Search

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Rosa Parks word search puzzle, students identify terms describing the Civil Rights Movement that pertain to Rosa Parks. A list of 22 words is given. An answer sheet is provided.
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Realizing the Dream: Lesson 12

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore equality by reading about Rosa Parks. In this Civil Rights lesson, 6th graders explore the famous bus boycott conducted by the great Rosa Parks. Students read the story If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks...