Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms

Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: Kennedy's Reforms
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This Google product that contains the fourth lesson of the Civil Rights Movement.

Lesson objectives:

  • Analyze the election of 1960.
  • Evaluate Kennedy's domestic policies.
  • Assess the impact of Kennedy's assassination.

Lesson includes the following:

1. Reading comprehension questions on a form.

  • 7 questions
  • Includes text from the book

2. Short answer questions on a doc.

  • 5 questions
  • Students will analyze sequence, summarize, draw conclusions, analyze style and rhetoric, and analyze interactions among events.

3. Interactive Gallery: Election of 1960

  • The product is a Google form linked to an interactive gallery on the presidential election of 1960 between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy.
  • Students will complete the 5 reading comprehension questions and 9 descriptions to the candidate on the grid in the form.
  • Students will compare and contrast, identify cause and effect, draw inferences, distinguish, and analyze data on the doc.
  • Students will learn about:
    • background of each candidate
    • characteristics of John F. Kennedy
    • voter concern for John F. Kennedy's religious beliefs
    • impact of the first presidential debate on television
    • support for civil rights leaders
    • election results

4. Interactive Timeline: Key Events in the American Space Program (1958 to Present)

  • This product is a Google Form linked to an interactive timeline on the key events in the American space program.
  • The interactive timeline begins with the creation of the NASA program in 1958 to the present.
  • Students can answer the 22 questions on the form while exploring the interactive timeline and major events in the American Space Program.
  • Students can answer the two short answer questions on the doc.
  • Students will learn about:
    • 1958: NASA
    • 1961: Alan Shepard
      • Video of the flight (2 min:44 sec)
    • 1962: John Glenn
      • News video of the flight (5 min: 37 sec)
    • 1967: Capsule Fire
    • 1969: Apollo 11
      • Video of Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon (1 min: 44 sec)
    • 1976: Viking I
      • News report of the launches (2 min: 50 sec)
    • 1986: Space Challenger
      • Video of launch and explosion (2 min: 23 sec)
    • 1990: Hubble Space Telescope
      • 5 pictures from the telescope
    • 1997: Pathfinder
      • Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner Rover 360 degree view.
      • Students navigate the view of the images on Mars.
    • 1998: International Space Station
      • A live stream from the ISS from NASA
      • Sometimes the screen is black because the ISS on the night side of the Earth or they are switching cameras.
    • 2000: First crew on the ISS
      • A tour of the ISS (8 min: 40 sec)
      • How to make a peanut butter and jelly on the ISS (2 min: 08 sec)

This product is editable and the answer options have been shuffled.

This is lesson number 4 out of 5 US: Civil Rights and Reform in the 1960's lessons.

1. The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens

2. The Movement Surges Forward

3. Successes and Setbacks

4. Kennedy's Reforms

5. Reform Under Johnson

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Total Pages
54 pages
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Teaching Duration
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