Era of Social Activism Unit 1960s - 1970s + Distance Learning Worksheets

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Era of Social Change Unit - 1960s - 1970s takes students back to the turbulence of the late 1960s and early 1970s, in which various ethnic groups and women stood up and demanded their rights. Meanwhile, baby boomers rebelled against the conformity of the 1950s and formed the counterculture. This Era of Activism unit includes Era of Social Change PowerPoints, primary source activities, warmups, exit tickets, review crossword, review Kahoot! game, and editable assessment all bound together by daily lesson plans. This bundle has everything you need to teach all about the volatile period. Detailed lesson plans make no prep necessary, just copy/paste into your lesson plans. Everything is usable. Everything is planned.

Each lesson begins with a warm-up, PowerPoint lecture, a primary source or info text lesson, and an exit ticket. Era of Social Activism PowerPoints include presenter notes that guide you through PowerPoint lectures and short video clips.

** Added Google Classroom versions of worksheets for distance learning

Topics Covered



La Raza Unida

César Chávez

United Farm Workers Union

Dolores Huerta

Native Americans - American Indians

American Indian Movement (AIM)

Wounded Knee Protest

Russel Means

Asian Americans

Japanese American Citizen League (JHACL)

Betty Friedan

The Feminine Mystique


Civil Rights Act of 1964

National Organization of Women

Gloria Steinem

Roe v. Wade

Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Phylis Schlafly

Title IX


Haight-Ashbury Street

Beatles, Stones, & Woodstock

President Richard Nixon

The New Right

This Unit Includes:

• Daily Lesson Plans - Copy/Paste into yours!

• Warmup and Exit Tickets PowerPoints

Era of Social Change PowerPoints

The Legacy of Cesar Chavez Primary Source Analysis + Google Classroom version for distance learning

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Document and Map Analysis + Google Classroom version for distance learning

Era of Social Activism Timeline + Google Docs version for distance learning

Counterculture: Sex, Drugs and RockNRoll - CNN’s The Sixties Video Guide + Google Classroom version for distance learning

Kahoot! Online Review Game - Students use their phones! + Google integration is always an option

Social Change Crossword Puzzle Review

• Editable assessment/test

• Plus extras!

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File Under:

Era of Activism

Era of Social Change

Social movements 1960s and 1970s

The 1960s

The 1960s PowerPoint

The Sixties

The Sixties PowerPoint

The Seventies

The Seventies PowerPoint

us history 1960s

The 1970s

Era of social chnage

The 1970s PowerPoint

Chapter 31

Chapter 23

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