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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. In this Supreme Court activity, 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
For this Rosa Parks worksheet, 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. In this civil rights movement lesson plan, the teacher reads students a book about Rosa Parks, then learners complete a worksheet with a diagram...
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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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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
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.
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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
Learners 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...
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Black History Month - Past to Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers learn what goals Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had when he wanted to change the inequality of the United States.
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Role of Citizens in Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider the role of average Americans in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. For this Civil Rights lesson, students listen to a lecture that outlines the details of the boycott. Students conduct further research about the people who...
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Reporting News About Rosa Parks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate racism by completing a writing assignment.  In this civil rights lesson plan, students research facts about Rosa Parks in order to write a newspaper article about her.  Learners utilize the Internet for research and...
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Riding with Rosa

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine a photo to experience history.  In this teaching tolerance instructional activity, students view a photograph of Mrs. Parks sitting on the bus and place their own picture by hers.  Students imagine that they were sitting...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the heroic actions of Rosa Parks. In this African-American lesson, students read the book, Rosa Parks: My Storyand create a timeline of the events from the biography.
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Rosa Parks Dies

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read a story called Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks Diesand answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events Rosa Parks lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, sharing...
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Word Search: Rosa Parks

For Students 4th - 6th
In this civil rights worksheet, students find and circle twenty one terms associated with Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement in a word search designed as a bus.
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Rosa Parks - a Lesson in Courage

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students decide if given situations are fair or not before studying the racial climate of the 1940's and 1950's. They listen to read alouds of a books about Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus boycott, and the Civil Rights Movement and...
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Rosa Louis Parks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars describe Rosa Parks' contributions and how they affect us today, and identify important events occurring at this time in history.
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Boycott Blues - Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete activities with the book Boycott Blues by Andrea Davis. In this Rosa Parks lesson plan, students listen to the story and look at Rosa's contribution to the Montgomery bus boycott. They look at life during segregation...
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Lesson 4: Fact and Opinion - Rosa Parks: My Story

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine implicit and explicit opinions in a text about Rosa Parks. In this explicit and implicit opinions lesson, 6th graders participate in direct teaching, guided practice, and independent practice while reading an...
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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. For 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
Students recognize the power of protest. In this civil rights lesson, students consider the success of Rosa Parks and her protest that sparked the movement. Students 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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Black History Month Biographies

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research famous African Americans for Black History Month. In this biography lesson plan, students read about five famous African Americans: Nat King Cole, Jackie Robinson, Melba Pattillo, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King....
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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
Learners 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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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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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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Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover equality by researching the Civil Rights Movement.  For this U.S. history lesson, 8th graders discuss the results of segregation in society and African Americans today.  Students write a short biography of a Civil...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the life and works of Rosa Parks. In this Civil Rights lesson, students consider Rosa Parks' work as a philanthropist. Students then write a letter to someone that they admire for making a difference.
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This is Rosa Parks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners observe the difference that one person can make. For this Civil Rights Movement lesson, students discuss the concepts of segregation and boycotting. They compare and contrast two African American women who were pivotal to the...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research Rosa Parks and describe her contributions and how they affect us today. Students identify important events occurring at this time in history by participation in historical perspective activities. Students express...
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Rosa Parks - History with integrated literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read several passages on Rosa Parks. They set up a simulation of the bus incident inside the classroom. Students discuss and analyze the outcomes of their simulation together as a class.
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Rosa Parks/Segregation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the role of Rosa Parks in ended segregtation in the South. Using new vocabulary, they observe the effects of segregation by being placed into different groups over a two day period. They discuss the feelings and emotions...
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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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Civil Rights Leaders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore racism in America by researching historic victories for equality. In this African American leaders activity, students discuss the contributions Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. made while reading a timeline....
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Why Did the Montgomery Bus Boycott Last So Long?

For Students 8th - 12th
In this American Civil Rights Movement instructional activity, students complete the provided graphic organizer as they list details regarding 5 reasons that the Montgomery Bus Boycott lasted as long as it did.
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Expanding the Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Students 8th - 12th
For this American Civil Rights worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer questions that require them to describe the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Justice For All: Lesson 1

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read and discuss passages about Rosa Parks and what she did for the Civil Rights Movement. In this literature lesson plan, 6th graders also discuss segregation and make predictions during their reading.
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Justice for All: Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss segregation. In this language arts lesson, 6th graders read a story about Rosa Parks and discuss the connotations of words. Students discuss the actions of Rosa Parks.
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Historical Period

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify and describe ways in which life was different in the time historical period of Rosa Parks. In this historical time period lesson plan, students explain that one characteristic of a biography is that it takes place in a...
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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the role of Rosa Parks in the American Civil Rights Movement. In this Montgomery Bus Boycott activity, students examine primary documents and images to gain an understanding of the boycott. High schoolers then...
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Demand for Civil Rights

For Students 8th - 12th
In this American Civil Rights learning exercise, students complete a graphic organizer with details about Thurgood Marshall, Brown v. Board of Education, Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the Little Rock Nine. Students also...
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Women of the Civil Rights Movement: Height, King, Robinson

For Students 8th - 11th
The inspiring and harrowing stories of Dorothy Height, Coretta Scott King, and Amelia Boynton are transcribed in these pages, lending a true voice to the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. These pages would make an excellent...
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Children's Literature and African American Culture

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine various stories and poems and identify characteristics that make each individual unique. After analyzing the readings, they create their own personality poems to accompany self-portrait drawings. The poems and...
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History Repeats Itself

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about an event that occurred 140 years ago to ascertain information (who? what? when? where? why?) and to compare this event to Rosa Parks arrest almost 50 years ago. They retell the story from your point of view.
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What is the Role of Civil Disobedience Today?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners examine the meaning and use of civil disobedience. They decide whether civil disobedience is a viable form of protest in contemporary times after studying the acts of Rosa Parks.
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the actions of Rosa Parks. They identify the reasons why philanthropy is good for the community and individuals. They write a letter to someone they admire because of their qualities.
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LESSON 4: This is Rosa Parks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students learn about Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement.
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People and Their Place in the Community

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders search TDC database for images of famous people, such as Rosa Parks, Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., etc. They also retrieve information about their accomplishments, time frames, areas, and how they made a difference in...
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Rosa Parks- Life in a Box

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders analyze primary sources on Rosa Parks.  In this life in a box lesson, 3rd graders examine artifacts belonging to Rosa Parks and images.  Students reflect on what they learned about this influential person in history.
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Who is Rosa Parks?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars are introduced to the life of Rosa Parks and her role in the civil rights movement. They role play the roles of reporters and they use the internet to read interviews she has given to other people during her life. They...
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The Power of Protest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. They discuss how her actions were heroic and how they affected the civil rights movement. They reflect on the lesson in journal entries.
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete a variety of written and discussion activities regarding Rosa Parks and the Alabama bus boycott and how they changed an accepted way of life in America.
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An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research accounts on Rosa Parks and look for differences between the modern form and an older report on Parks. They discuss why information about race and nationality are collected on these and other forms.
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"Rosa Parks"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use information from the Time 100: Rosa Parks Web site to explore Parks's decision to challenge Montgomery's segregation laws. They answer four questions and apply this information by delivering an introductory speech.