Civil Rights Biography: Rosa Parks

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Add to your instruction on the civil rights movement with this biography of Rosa Parks. Class members read the one-page summary of her life, which focuses mainly on the part she played in the bus boycott. After reading, pupils respond to four questions listed at the bottom of the page.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use this lesson during a civil rights unit or during Black History Month
  • Invite your class to mark the text while reading
Classroom Considerations

  • Since the questions are opinion—and experience-based, you may wish to ask a few factual questions of your own to check for understanding
  • This is part of a series of materials related to the civil rights movement
Pros

  • Includes several thought-provoking questions
  • The biography and questions fit nicely onto one page
Cons

  • None