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Lesson Plan: Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most of us have heard of Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and Martin Luther King, Jr. But what about Claudette Colvin, Virginia Durr, Freedom Summer, or the Birmingham Children's Crusade? A five-lesson unit prompts class members...
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Montgomery Bus Boycott: We Would Rather Walk!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Have historians use primary sources to learn about the circumstances and implementation of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and think about the issue of boycotts as a means of effecting social change. Wrap it up with a letter to the editor...
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Expanding the Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Introduce the class to the Civil Rights Movement by taking a critical look at the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955. They will pay close attention to the role women played in organizing the boycott and bringing national attention to the...
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Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young historians inquire about how the events leading up to the boycott helped establish equal rights for African Americans. During three rounds of group thinking and reading of historical documents, class members make claims in...
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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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Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine various documents to learn more about the Montgomery bus boycott. In this civil history instructional activity, students watch a video and read multiple texts about the Montgomery bus boycott. Students use guiding...
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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Participants examine two documents related to Rosa Parks and the bus boycott, sources that challenge some of the commonly held preconceptions about Rosa Parks. They then respond to discussion questions to reinforce understanding and...
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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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Montgomery Bus Boycott & Rosa Parks Day 5

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the Montgomery Bus Boycott. In this American Civil Rights lesson, students listen to a lecture about segregation, Rosa Parks, and the bus boycott. Students discuss passive resistance and its effectiveness.
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On This Day: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Rosa Parks is considered a symbol of the American Civil Rights movement—but what about her story? A series of video clips examines her role in the movement, as well as her legacy. Scholars listen to historian Jeanne Theoharis discuss her...
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Part Three: Rosa

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars take in a new view of Rosa Parks with the story, Rosa by Nikki Giovanni. Following the reading, learners examine primary and secondary sources that detail the nonviolent protest known as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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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. In this Civil Rights lesson, students listen to a lecture that outlines the details of the boycott. Students conduct further research about the people who led...
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Close Reading: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Speech

For Teachers 8th Standards
New ReviewHow did Martin Luther King, Jr. sway people with his speeches? Scholars carry out a close reading of the Montgomery Bus Boycott speech and use the Close Reading Guide to help them work through the powerful text. While reading, they...
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Analyzing Language in a Speech: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Speech

For Teachers 8th Standards
New ReviewScholars analyze the use of active and passive voice in The Montgomery Bus Boycott speech and refer to an Active and Passive Sentences handout while viewing the text. Pairs of learners then work together to identify passive and active...
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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...
1 In 1 Collection
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Rosa Parks: 5 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What led to the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and how might historians approach this question differently? This rich series of lessons includes a short introductory video clip, analysis of six primary source documents, and...
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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...
1 In 1 Collection 4:30
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Rosa Parks: Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Discover the fascinating story of Rosa Parks, including the realities of segregation she was forced to face throughout her life, her monumental role in sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and her continued fight for social justice in...
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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, 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 analyze...
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Rosa Parks: The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Class members listen to a passage on Rosa Parks, examine images of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and respond to questions based on the text. They then craft a free-verse poem that recounts her achievements and reveals why she is considered...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2013

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While the 1950s seemed to be a time of peace and prosperity, Sputnik, the Korean War, and the Montgomery bus boycott were symptoms of the turmoil that loomed under the surface. Using documents, class members investigate what these events...
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Expanding the Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Students 8th - 12th
In 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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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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Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners investigate the Montgomery Bus Boycott. For this American Civil Rights Movement lesson, students determine whether or not they would have taken part in the boycott and write a 5 paragraph essay about the implications of partaking.

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