Learners research and profile figures in American civil rights such as Rosa Parks, from 1955-68, to create commemorative posters.
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Can the World be a Fair and Just Place?
Introduce various perspectives of the civil rights movement to your middle schoolers by having them take on roles in groups. They read a projected excerpt describing a house (linked) from either the perspective of a real estate agent or...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Civil Rights Leaders: Martin Luther King Jr.
Learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. with a summary of his life's work. Adaptable for elementary, middle, and high schoolers, the article provides a wealth of knowledge about the important civil rights leader before assessing...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Movement Beyond Martin
Students investigate the context, issues, important people, and outcomes of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. They attempt to answer the essential question, "Would the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's have...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Civil Rights Leader: Rosa Parks
All humans should have civil rights, but that wasn't the case in Alabama. This biographical presentation shares information about the life and inspiration that Rosa Parks brought to the Civil Rights movement. It explains her thoughts,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Reporting News About Rosa Parks
Students investigate racism by completing a writing assignment. In this civil rights instructional activity, students research facts about Rosa Parks in order to write a newspaper article about her. Students utilize the Internet for...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Getting to Know Thomas Jefferson
Students discuss the contributions of Thomas Jefferson. In this American history instructional activity students watch a Power Point presentation on Thomas Jefferson. They investigate the pictures in the presentation. The focus in the...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History