Civil Rights Movement Primary Source Analysis Bundle


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Teach the Civil Rights Movement with this easy to implement Primary Source Analysis Bundle that covers your content and your standards.

Investigate the Civil Rights Movement with primary sources so your students learn core content while also practicing Social Studies skills.

This bundled set includes 8-pages of handouts providing an assortment of quotes and images for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of the economic, political, and cultural changes of the Civil Rights Movement and the Era of the 60s & 70s. Includes a wrap-up question on each in which students make comparisons to our modern America.

Primary Source Analysis Worksheet Topics Included in this Bundle:

Leading to the Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement in Action

Civil Rights Movement Legislation

Protest Movements of the 60s & 70s

Each is also available individually in my TpT Store.

Answers will vary, so no key provided!

Skills Practiced:

Primary Source Analysis

Image Analysis

Historical Thinking

Historical Inquiry

Cause & Effect


All images and other primary sources collected from Library of Congress public domain. Great collaborative class for stations or centers or works as a homework or distance learning assignment!

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.


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