Ralph McGill: the "Conscience of the South"

Students view a film, "Dawn's Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South." As groups of students observe the movie, they list key dates, significant persons interviewed, and cultural characteristics. Upon completion of the movie, students create a timeline of McGills life, a timeline the Civil Rights movement, and write a biographical sketch of important people. Students discuss cultural changes.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Research