Civil Rights - Greensboro Four Sit-in (Reading, Photo & Writing Assignment) - This 7 page Civil Rights teaching package contains three different resources related to the Civil Rights and the Greensboro sit-in. First, the resource includes a two-page reading on the Greensboro sit-in of 1960 and the effect it had on the overall Civil Rights Movement occurring at the time. The reading is detailed and comprehensive and will help students to understand the significance of the Civil Rights and the Greensboro sit-in. Students will use the reading to obtain the information necessary to complete the includes assignments.
The first included assignment is a photo assignment in which students will use a photo from the Greensboro sit-in during the Civil Rights Movement to display their understanding of multiple perspectives as related to the views and opinions of the time period. Students will create a title and a caption for a photo, from differing perspectives as related to the Civil Rights Movement and the Greensboro sit-in.
Next, the package includes a writing assignments related to the Civil Rights and the Greensboro sit-in that centers on the concept of "active citizenship". Students will complete a written response in which they will analyze the Greensboro sit-in as an example of active and effective citizenship and the power that exists with people following what they believe in. This Civil Rights and the Greensboro sit-in writing assignment includes a marking rubric for ease of assessment.
The entire source includes a detailed teachers guide for ease of use.
This is an excellent tool to helps students understand the historical significance of the Civil Rights and the Greensboro sit-in! It will make a great addition to your Civil Rights unit of study!