Study The Civil Rights Movement
Study the Civil Rights movement with these FREE Educational Resources–all aligned to NY State Academic Standards.
In this lesson plan by NNWP, students will research a person connected to the civil rights movement and create a trading card on their researched person.
Related NY State Academic Standards: ELA.3.R.1.B, ELA.3.R.1.L, ELA.3.R.2.M, and more!
In this lesson plan, students will understand:
- Beyond the famous leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, ordinary men and women struggled for their beliefs.
- All the participants—famous and not so famous—deserve to have their stories told.
- Older people have a responsibility to pass on these stories to younger people.
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2, and more!
In this multimedia resource, students will watch a video that focuses on the turning points of the Civil Rights movement and the resulting Civil Rights Act.
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.C.1.1A, SS.C.1.2D
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