The Kennedy Administration and the Civil Rights Movement

Students evaluate the Kennedy Administration's involvement in the civil rights movement. In this Civil rights lesson, students read and take notes from speeches connected to the historic March on Washington from the National Archives in a jigsaw format. Students write editorial articles from the perspective of different newspapers commenting on the speeches.

8th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 24 Downloads
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