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91 resources with the keyterm rosa parks

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Zoom-In: Famous Women in US History- Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women lesson plan,  students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss...
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Nonviolence the Road to Freedom

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss the use of nonviolence.  In this civil rights movement lesson, 11th graders write a journal entry on the differences between Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., discuss nonviolence and create a poster...
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Presidents and their Monument/Memorials in Washington, D.C.

For Students 3rd - 4th
As part of a study of Washington, D.C., class members match images of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson with the monument/memorial that honors these presidents. In addition, they research the major contributions of...
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The Roots of Ahimsa

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the philosophy of nonviolence. In this Ghandi lesson, students discover that Gandhi inspired many civil rights leaders with the idea of ahimsa. Students complete venn diagrams, create timelines, and discuss reading...
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Social Studies: Civil Rights Unit: Grade 1

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss civil rights. In this civil rights unit, the student analyzes the roles of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Ruby Bridges in the African American Civil Rights movement. They discuss which activist they feel...
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The Power of Protest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners recognize the power of protest. In this civil rights lesson, students consider the success of Rosa Parks and her protest that sparked the movement. Learners study the Montgomery Bus Boycott in depth and reflect on Parks's...
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Peacemaker Biographies

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students examine the lives of people who stood up for their beliefs. In this biography lesson, students research the lives of people such as Gandi, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Robert Kennedy. Students use a graphic organizer to...
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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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Black History Month Biographies

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research famous African Americans for Black History Month. In this biography activity, students read about five famous African Americans: Nat King Cole, Jackie Robinson, Melba Pattillo, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King. They...
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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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Rosa Parks Changed the Rules

For Teachers K - 5th
Students listen to a story about Rosa Parks and examine the bus seating rules of the 1950s. In this civil rights movement lesson, the teacher reads students a book about Rosa Parks, then students complete a worksheet with a diagram of...
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Investigating Rosa Parks

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate and analyze several different versions of historical accounts from multiple sources that address Rosa Parks. They fill out a Detective History Frame on Rosa Parks and then discuss their answers with their other...
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Connecting Literature, Writing and Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students assess the impact of music to portray emotions and tell stories. Examples are taken from the life of Rosa Parks and a piece of band music called "A Movement for Rosa". Evaluation is accomplished through in-class participation...
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The Montgomery Bus Boycott: A Model for Social Transformation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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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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Black History Month - Past to Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball card...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars 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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Rosa Parks Refused to Do What?

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to two books about Rosa Parks. They contribute factual information for a web. They listen to an interview with Rosa Parks on the internet, adding more information to the web. They write and illustrate a book using...
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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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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students dramatize incident that started the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s: Rosa Parks's refusal to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.
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What is Prejudice?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn what goals Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had when he wanted to change the inequality of the United States.
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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 8 Is Number 8 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine social injustices and discrimination. In this cross curricular lesson, students work in pairs to discuss letters they've previously written about tolerance and the Holocaust. The class then completes a vocabulary...
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Bring Down the Barriers: Lesson 9 Is Number 9 Of 15 In Unit Plan

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