Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens

Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
Civil Rights and Reform Lesson: The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens
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This Google product that contains the first lesson of the Civil Rights Movement.

Lesson objectives:

  • Describe efforts to end segregation in the 1940s and 1950s.
  • Explain the importance of the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education.
  • Describe the controversy over school desegregation in Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Discuss the Montgomery bus boycott and its impact.

Lesson includes the following:

1. The Civil Rights Movement Strengthens presentation - (22 slides, 1 chart, 1 map, and 9 pictures)

  • Segregation Limits Equality
  • A Landmark Supreme Court Decision
  • Conflict Between Federal and State Power
  • The Montgomery Bus Boycott

2. Student Notes for presentation - Form

  • 9 questions
  • Assign this at the beginning of the presentation.
  • Students will follow along and complete the sentences on a form.
  • They will submit for easy grading.

3. Reading comprehension questions on a form.

  • 6 questions
  • Includes text from the book

4. Short answer questions on a doc.

  • 6 questions
  • Students will analyze interactions among events, summarize, draw conclusions, compare and contrast, draw inferences, and analyze sequence.

5. Interactive Gallery: Separate But Equal?

  • This product is a Google Form linked to an interactive gallery on the key issues of segregation.
  • Students can answer the 2 reading comprehension questions and 2 multiple choice grid questions on the form while exploring the interactive gallery.
  • Students will learn about:
    • Voting Rights
    • Social Segregation
    • Educational Opportunities
    • Family Life Restrictions
    • Workplace Segregation

6. Informational Text: Ida Wells: Excerpt from "Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in all its Phases"

  • biographical information
  • excerpt article from "Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in all its Phases"
  • 9 comprehension questions

7. Informational Text: Jackie Robinson

  • Background of Jackie Robinson
  • His early athletic success
  • Fighting racism
  • A negro player with guts
  • Major success
  • A legendary Impact

8. Informational Text: The Montgomery Bus Boycott

  • Article contains the following:
    • Overview
    • Rosa Park's arrest
    • Origins of the bus boycott
    • The boycott succeeds

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

This is lesson number 1 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

Thank you for looking!

Total Pages
39 pages
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Teaching Duration
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