Voices from Little Rock: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources

This Voices from Little Rock: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources unit also includes:

As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement, class members examine documents associated with the Little Rock Nine, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, the 14th and 15th Amendments to the US Constitution, and chapters from Melba Pattillo Beals' Warriors Don't Cry.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members visit the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site on the Internet
Classroom Considerations

  • The activities are designed to develop readers' ability to closely examine the word choice, as well as the ideas presented, to critically evaluate primary source documents
Pros

  • The 28-page packet includes lesson plans, key resources, activities, text-dependent questions, and assessments
Cons

  • None