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Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Tracking History Through Timelines
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Use the accompanying assessment to determine your class's prior knowledge on Martin Luther King, Jr. before beginning a lesson on the famous civil rights movement leader. The resource has young historians thinking about life for African...
20th Century Civil Rights Movement Documentary: A Multimedia Project
5th - 8th
Groups collaborate to create historical documentaries. In this American Civil Rights lesson, groups research primary and secondary sources about the events and people pertinent to the movement in the 1950s and 1960s. They then use...
The Supreme Court: Early Civil Rights Cases Facing the Supreme Court
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine being an ex-slave after the Civil War and not understanding if you were considered a citizen of the United States. Scholars analyze the early Supreme Court battles in civil rights cases and especially the Fourteenth Amendment....
Jim Crow and the Fight for Civil Rights
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The history of voting rights in America has always been rocky, especially in the time period after the Civil War. Learn about the ways that Jim Crow laws affected the voting rights of African Americans with a lesson featuring primary...
The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement on American Policies, Laws and Procedures
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1972 a success or a failure? Class members examine a series of primary source materials from video clips, to protest songs, from events like the Montgomery Bus Boycott to Supreme Court cases.
Civil Rights and Liberties: Crash Course Government #23
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What, exactly, are people's rights when they are arrested and charged with a crime? Learners use a short Crash Course video, the 23rd of a 50-part series, to analyze the civil rights and liberties that exist in the United States. They...
The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s
8th - 11th
Many educators focus on the civil rights movement as it occurred after Rosa Parks incited the bus boycott. Extend the understanding of the fight for civil rights in the United States with this post-WWII instructional activity. Learners...