The Kennedy Administration and the Civil Rights Movement

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

8th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 25 Downloads
Resource Details

Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
2 hrs

What Members Say

Stephanie G.
Lesson Planet has been a lifesaver in assisting me with planning great lessons for my students. It has helped me to see what other teachers are using to engage their students in learning.
Stephanie G., Teacher