This is a common core reading of two passages (one primary source and one secondary source) about Rosa Parks followed by 8 questions formatted to look like the PARCC, Smarter Balance or AIR tests. Questions include higher level multiple choose, select all that apply and Part A and B question formats. The content and questions are aimed for the 7th and 8th grade ELA levels but could be used in 9th grade ELA for intervention or remedial instruction OR for 6th grade advanced or gifted instruction. The topic is an excellent fit for Black History Month or Women's History Month. Answer key is provided. Activity and readings are well suited to classroom discussion and critical thinking. Cross curricular application to the Civil Rights movement in US History.