This Google product that contains the third lesson of the Civil Rights Movement.
- Explain the significance of Freedom Summer, the march on Selma, and why violence erupted in some American cities in the 1960's.
- Compare and contrast the goals and approaches taken by African American leaders to expand political rights and economic opportunities.
- Describe the social and economic situation of African Americans by 1975.
Lesson includes the following:
1. Reading comprehension questions on a form.
- 8 questions
- Includes text from the book
2. Short answer questions on a doc.
- 7 questions
- Students will identify cause and effect, compare and contrast, draw inferences, summarize, draw conclusions, analyze interactions among individuals and events, and assess an argument.
3. Interactive Map: Violent Conflicts During the Civil Rights Era
- This product is a Google Form linked to an interactive map of the violent conflicts during the Civil Rights era.
- Students can answer the 8 questions on the form while exploring the interactive map.
- Students can answer the predict consequences and apply concepts short answer questions on the doc.
- Students will learn about the following conflicts in:
- Los Angeles, California
- Jackson, Mississippi
- Neshoba County, Mississippi
- Birmingham, Alabama
- Selma, Alabama
- Anniston, Alabama
- Detroit, Michigan
- Newark, New Jersey
4. Informational Text: Emmett Till
- This is an informational text on the life and tragedy of Emmett Till.
- A video of his life (2 min:17 sec)
- 7 reading comprehension questions.
This product is editable and the answer options have been shuffled.
This is lesson number 3 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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