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145 reviewed resources for civil disobedience

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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, with its sit-ins, boycotts, and marches, became a model of using civil disobedience to affect change. This collection of unit plans, lesson plans, interactives, videos, and activities...
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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
From Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali, the Civil Rights Movement united African Americans in a struggle for quality. Including an array of lesson plans, presentations, videos, activities, and...
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Civil Rights and Martin Luther King Jr. Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Expand a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday as well as Black Hstory Month with a collection of eight worksheets that include biographical questions about Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, word searches and word...
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Revolution '67

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Like many US cities in the 1960s, Newark, New Jersey was the site of conflicts, protests, and civil disobedience. A two-lesson case study of events there in 1967 permits middle schoolers to gain insight into the civil rights era and the...
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Civil Disobedience from Antigone to Hunger Games

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Study the concepts and practice of civil disobedience through fiction and nonfiction texts.
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Civil Rights and Civil Disobedience

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between lawful protest and civil disobedience? Why is the difference important? A 16-slide presentation clearly defines the differences and presents strategies for nonviolent resistance.
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An Introduction to Henry David Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is right isn't always lawful — and what is lawful isn't always right. Such is the argument of Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience, which contends that it is the duty of the citizen to disobey the authority of the government...
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Antigone's Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do Antigone and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? Apply the concept of civil disobedience to a class reading of Antigone with a lesson on the famous Greek tragedy and its headstrong, justice-minded protagonist.
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Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When is civil disobedience acceptable? Class members read examples of Jim Crow laws, an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," and a newspaper article and then consider the factors that make a law just or...
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Civil Disobedience: Is it ever ok to break the law?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of civil disobedience, class members read excerpts from the writings of activists who were willing to break the law to protest unjust laws.
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Civil Disobedience and the Atlanta Student Movement

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
What tactics are used in civil disobedience? Learners study the conditions in Alabama that led to the establishment of the Atlanta Student Movement, as well as consider the nature and effectiveness of civil disobedience.
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Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Countless peaceful protests occur in a healthy democracy, thanks to the forefathers of civil disobedience. Teach pupils about the importance of civil disobedience and a powerful minority with a video on Henry David Thoreau, which...
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Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement,...
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Civil Disobedience During the Civil Rights Movvement

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders evaluate the role and consequences of civil disobedience compared to other forms of protest in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. They use Henry David Thoreau's essay, "Civil Disobedience," to delvelop their knowledge...
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"Civil Disobedience" Excerpt Seminar

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read and discuss the ideas included in the document, "Civil Disobedience". They defend their ideas using textual support and write a multiple paragraph essay responding to the ideas included in the text.
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Civil Disobedience

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Civil Disobedience

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy quiz worksheet, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions about Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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How Would You Feel? The Bravery of Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As part of their study of the US Civil Rights Movement and the Montgomery bus boycott, class members read Dr. Martin Luther King's "Integrated Bus Suggestions." They then craft a short story about the first week of Montgomery bus...
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Civil Rights- the Long Road to Equality

For Students 9th - 12th
For this Civil Rights worksheet, students take a pre-test, review vocabulary, see a timeline, discuss how to overcome racism and much more in this 22 page lesson with blackline masters.
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What is the Role of Civil Disobedience Today?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students 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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Alice Paul and Civil Disobedience for Women’s Suffrage | Carrie Chapman Catt

For Students 5th - 12th
Within any political movement conflicts arise as to how to proceed, how to gain the desired goal. The movement to pass the 19th Amendment was no exception. A short PBS video contrasts the strategies of long-time suffragist Carrie Chapman...
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Attributes of a Civil Society

For Teachers 9th Standards
What makes a society civil? High school freshmen search for examples of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance in news media and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their schools, communities, and world. The well-rounded...
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Tracing the Idea of Civil Disobedience through Thoreau, Gandhi, and King

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars analyze civil disobedience through history studying Thoreau, Gandhi, and Dr. King. In this civil disobedience lesson, students read and analyze excerpts from Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King. Young scholars...
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Civil Disobedience Action Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate incidences of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students watch a video and read a newspaper article on civil disobedience. Then, in groups, they search a current newspaper for examples of civil...

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