Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading

Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading
Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading
Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading
Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading
Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading
Loving v. Virginia Civil Rights Supreme Court Case Reading
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(357 KB|3 pages)
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This reading will help your students understand the Loving v. Virginia court case regarding interracial marriage in the US. Students will be amazed that both husband and wife were arrested simply for being an interracial couple in Virginia in 1958. It's a perfect addition to your Civil Rights Movement unit!

The easy-to-understand, single page story accurately relates the story of the Lovings as well as giving your students the background and the history of such cases since then. This is a fantastic, quick read for your class and can generate a fantastic class discussion.

Also included are 8 critical thinking, reading comprehension questions that students can answer for homework or in class after the reading.

An editable Google Doc version plus a complete answer key are both included for your convenience!

This product can also be downloaded as part of the larger Civil Rights Movement Resource Bundle which includes over 20 additional resources for your Civil Rights Movement unit!

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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