This 91-page file is a presentation that evaluates the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS8H11). The presentation includes notes and images related to the standard. There are also several printables and activities included that are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~Georgia’s History: Civil Rights True/False Anticipation Guide and Key – slides 3-5
~Georgia’s History: Civil Rights Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 6-9
~Georgia’s History: Civil Rights CLOZE notes and Key – slides 10-22
~Georgia’s History: Civil Rights Presentation Notes (dates, facts, images, etc.) – slides 23-78
~Civil Rights Choice Board (8 creative activities) – slides 79-80
~What’s in Your Wallet? printable – slides 81-82
~Volunteers Needed activity – slides 83-85
~Civil Rights Events Snow Globe activity – slides 86-87
~Promote Peace printable – slides 88-89
~Ticket Out the Door “3.2.1” – slides 90-91
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 8th grade Social Studies:
SS8H11 The student will evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement.
a. Describe major developments in civil rights and Georgia’s role during the 1940s and 1950s; include the roles of Herman Talmadge, Benjamin Mays, the 1946 governor’s race and the end of the white primary, Brown v. Board of Education, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the 1956 state flag.
b. Analyze the role Georgia and prominent Georgians played in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s; include such events as the founding of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Sibley Commission, admission of Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter to the University of Georgia, Albany Movement, March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, the election of Maynard Jackson as mayor of Atlanta, and the role of Lester Maddox.
c. Discuss the impact of Andrew Young on Georgia.
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