Civil Rights Movement 1960s Research Project: MLK Jr. & Black History

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Civil Rights Movement 1960s is a choice board research project that guides students through the writing process as they learn more about the Civil Rights Movement. Civil Rights Movement 1960s gives students the chance to become an expert on one part of this huge, history-changing movement. Students will discuss reliable sources, what they already know about the Civil Rights Movement before diving into research. Students will take the Civil Rights Movement facts they gather and choose from 9 projects to present. Civil Rights Movement 1960s will help students grow their understanding about the Civil Rights Movement while practicing the writing process, research skills, and presentation skills.

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Civil Rights Movement 1960s consists of over 140 pages; teacher edition, digital edition in google slides, printable pdf, digital black and white edition, and printable black and white edition. Civil Rights Movement 1960s will help your students gain a better understanding of the Civil Rights Movement while researching and practicing the writing process. Your students will enjoy applying research to other projects beyond an essay. The variety of choices helps make this project accessible to a variety of learners. The rubric helps to simplify the grading process for you.


· Digital Versions (with some editable parts) – color and black and white

· Printable Versions - color and black and white

· Easy To Use Teacher Directions

· Reliable Sources Mini-Lesson with Slideshow and Worksheets

· Project Choice Board

· Prewrite Proposal

· Prewrite Research Graphic Organizer

· Revision Checklist

· Editing Checklist

· Rubric

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Teacher Edition 81 pages, Student Editions 14 pages each, Slideshow Presentation 11 pages
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1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.


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