Guess Who? Heroes of Civil Rights

Can your pupils identify these five important civil rights figures? Given five short descriptions, learners must match each person to his or her civil rights achievements. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use this as a discussion starter or into activity; matching the civil rights figures with their descriptions could act as a bridge into further discussion of and instruction about these important people
  • Have this page ready for when you have a substitute teacher; kids can use their textbooks or online resources to determine the answers
Classroom Considerations

  • This is part of a series of worksheets related to the civil rights movement
Pros

  • A quick exercise that would work nicely at the beginning or end of the class period
Cons

  • There is no answer key; however, figuring out which description belongs to which person should not prove to be too difficult