Pupils complete a variety of written and discussion activities regarding Rosa Parks and the Alabama bus boycott and how they changed an accepted way of life in America.
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Civil Rights Biography: Rosa Parks
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...
3rd - 8th 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
Zoom-In: Famous Women in US History- Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women lesson, students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss how...
3rd Social Studies & History
Civil Rights: Rosa Parks Centers
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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Boycott Blues - Reinforcing Activity
Students complete activities with the book Boycott Blues by Andrea Davis. In this Rosa Parks lesson, students listen to the story and look at Rosa's contribution to the Montgomery bus boycott. They look at life during segregation and...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History