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Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest

Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest
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Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest

Students will gain basic knowledge about seventeen significant civil rights activists from the 1800s and 1900s. The Civil Rights Heroes and Heroines Webquest uses the following great website.

http://www.ducksters.com/history/civil_rights/

Click here to view the website.

My students enjoy learning new facts about important civil rights activists from the website. I usually use this activity as a review or introduction activity for my middle school students and it takes at least one to two class periods for my students to finish. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students. The webquest can also be broken into two chronological parts if needed.

The following important people are covered in this webquest:

• Frederick Douglass
• Sojourner Truth
• Harriet Tubman
• Elizabeth Cady Stanton
• Susan B. Anthony
• Booker T. Washington
• Helen Keller
• Ida B. Wells
• Jackie Robinson
• Rosa Parks
• Martin Luther King, Jr.
• Ruby Bridges
• Thurgood Marshall
• Cesar Chavez
• Mohandas Gandhi
• Mother Teresa
• Nelson Mandela

The following questions are covered are in the webquest for each person.

Occupation:
What year was this person born?
What state or country was this person born in?
What year did this person die?
Best known for:
What problems did this person overcome to be a successful Civil Rights Activists?
How did this person help the Civil Rights Movement?
List four new interesting or fun facts about this person:

An answer sheet is not included, I just print off the biography from the website for each person.

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Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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