Civil Rights and Women’s Rights Worksheets!
Are you teaching about the challenging but ultimately uplifting era, when America began to address our legal and social civil rights differences? This
38-page worksheet package will provide your students with an extensive examination of this important period of history.
This packet is perfect for use as introductory material, unit review, or for enrichment. The visually appealing materials are intended to support and enhance your own lessons, textbook, and class discussions. Saved in a binder, they provide students with a handy and easily accessible reference, study guide, or interactive notebook.
I have included contextual questions, graphs, timelines, and maps, as well as teacher answer pages. You will also find numerous full-page primary documents which you can use to supplement your lessons.
Topics reviewed are:
-The effects of segregation
-Separate but Equal –Plessy vs. Ferguson
-Brown vs. Board of Education
-Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
-Selma to Montgomery March
-Postcards from the movement
-The March on Washington
-I Have a Dream – Martin Luther King Jr.
-New Civil Rights laws
-The Civil Rights Act of 1964
-The Voting Rights Act of 1965
-The Equal Rights Amendment
And as a bonus, you will also find 11 pages of primary documents! Political cartoons, Rosa Park’s arrest records, and a moving letter to President Eisenhower from an African American U.S. Navy sailor regarding equal rights and equal treatment for all Americans.
Meets multiple Common Core ELA, History and Social Studies Standards
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