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Civil Rights Movement
Students will share their knowledge on the Civil Rights Movement in order to comprehend the struggle for equality.
1. Students will watch the history trac "Martin Luther King, Jr." (Produced by students.)
2. Students will complete a Venn diagram to review the history of civil rights since the Civil War in order to develop their background knowledge.
3. Students will complete a "You Decide" activity in which they interpret evidence and use their knowledge of history in order to make a judgement (Scottsboro Boys Incident).
4. Students will complete a QAR reading on Jackie Robinson.
5. Students will take notes from a reading on specific portion of the Civil Rights Movement by completing their assigned portion of the timeline. (Jigsaw)
6. HW - Students will complete the COnstructed Response portion of the Civil Rights DBQ.
1. Students will share their answers to the Constructed Repsonse questions of the DBQ.
2. Students will start the Anticipation Guide for "Free at Last;" Watch "Free at Last," then complete the Anticipation Guide.
3. Students will critique the sample regents essay on the Civil Rights Movement.
4. Students will critique two introductory paragraphs, than write their own introductory paragraph.
5. Students will use Round Robin method to critique each others introductory paragraph.
Civil Rights Movement Notes Outline Cornell Note Paper
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To gather the details to complete the notes on the Civil Rights Movement using the readings from Digitial History's online text (link is found below). Readings should include Postwar America: 1945 - 1960: Readings "Emmett Till"; "Integration of Professional Sports" & America in Ferment: The Tumultuous 1960s: Readings "Thurgood Marshall" through "The Struggle Continues"
Civil Rights Venn Diagram Review
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Students will brainstorm as a class a review of events that make up the early struggle for Civil Rights.
Free at Last Anticipation Guide
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Students will start the anticipation guide prior to watching the video "Free at Last."
Civil Rights Movement Timeline
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Students will use this timeline to take notes on their assigned reading and from other stuydent presentations.
Jackie Robinson QAR
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Students will complete this short reading comprehension assignment to be introduced to the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s.
Practice Thesis Statements - Civil Rights DBQ
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Students will read and critique these sample introduction paragraphs.
Scottsboro Boys Case: You Decide
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Students will complete this interpretation activity in which tehy look at evidence to determine the outcome of the case.
"Free at Last" Video
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Students will watch this video to increase their understanding of the Civil Rights Movement.
Civil Rights Then and Now project
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Civil Rights Movement Project Paragraph one outline
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Civil Rights Movement Project Paragraph two outline
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Civil Rights Movement Project image interpretation
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Civil Rights Movement Notes
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Digital History Online Textbook
Students are to be reading the assigned readings within the two chapters: Postwar America: 1945 - 1960 and America in Ferment: The Tumultuous 1960s.