This Google product that contains the second lesson of the Civil Rights Movement.
- Describe the sit-ins, freedom ride, and the actions of James Meredith in the early 1960's.
- Explain how the protests at Birmingham and the March on Washington were linked to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
- Describe how the Civil Rights Act of 1964 addressed minority rights in the United States.
Lesson includes the following:
1. The Movement Surges Forward presentation - (22 slides, 1 map, and 13 pictures)
- Student Activists Promote Civil Rights
- Freedom Rides Begin Throughout the South
- Public Institutions Open Doors to Minorities
- Thousands Gather in the Nation's Capital
- A Significant Congressional Vote Addresses Minority Rights
2. Student Notes for presentation - Form
- 7 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.
- 9 questions
- Includes text from the book
4. Short answer questions on a doc.
- 7 questions
- Students will analyze interactions of people and events, identify supporting details, identify cause and effect, draw conclusions, compare and contrast, and cite evidence.
5. Interactive Image: “I Have a Dream”: Martin Luther King, Jr.
- This product is a primary source activity and interactive image on Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
- interactive image
- 4 primary sources
- 7 document based questions
- A video of the speech as been inserted into the slide for students to view.
6. Interactive Gallery: Freedom Riders
- This product is a Google Form linked to an interactive gallery on the "Freedom Riders".
- Students can answer the 5 questions on the form and 1 short answer question on the doc.
- Students will view images and learn about:
- View a map of the bus route
- Attacks in Alabama
- Attacks on the federal marshals
- Mass arrests
This product is editable and the answer options have been shuffled.
This is lesson number 2 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!