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Title: The Civil Rights Movement


1
The Civil Rights Movement
  • We hold these truths to be self evident, that
    all men are created equal Declaration of
    Independence
  • Grade 5-6
  • Erika Moore
  • ED 417 (01)

2
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3
Table of Contents
  • American Heritage
  • People in Societies
  • World Interactions
  • Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • Democratic Processes
  • Decision Making and Resources
  • Science, Technology, and Society

4
American Heritage
5
Web Sites
  • Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movement
  • http//www.wmich.edu/politics/mlk/
  • This site contains a chronology of the civil
    rights
  • struggle with descriptions and photographs of
  • key events.
  • Photo Tour of the Civil Rights Movement
  • www.seattletimes.com
  • A collection of photographs of important events.

6
Web Sites (cont.)
  • African American Odyssey
  • http//lcweb2.1.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/
  • Library of Congress exhibition that provides an
    overview
  • of historical documents and other artifacts.
  • Africana.com-Civil Rights Movement
  • http//www.africana.com/tt_199.htm
  • Guide providing details and accomplishments of
    the
  • movement

7
Web Sites (cont.)
  • National Civil Rights Museum Virtual Tour
  • www.mecca.org
  • Tour of an exhibit noting the major events of the
  • movement.

8
Activities
  • Students will do research on key people involved
    and note their significance to the movement.
  • Students will read Just Like Martin by Ossie
    Davis and discover how Dr. Kings messages can be
    applied to our everyday lives.
  • Students will compare and contrast the different
    tactics some of the leaders utilized.
  • Students will interview relatives or others
    living during the times.
  • Students will take a field trip to the National
    Civil Rights Museum

9
People in Societies
10
Web Sites
  • March to Freedom Selma 1965
  • http//www.msnbc.com//onair/modules/selma.asp
  • The story of the 54 mile walk, led by Dr. King
    from
  • Selma to Montgomery Alabama.
  • African-American History and Culture
  • http//lcweb.loc.gov/rr/mss/guide/african.html
  • Illustrated guide to the Library of Congress
    manuscript
  • and photograph collection

11
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Webcorp-Voices of the Civil Rights Era
  • http//www.webcorp.com/civilrights/voices.htm
  • Audio clips from leaders of the movement.
    Included
  • are Dr. King, Malcolm X, and John F. Kennedy.
  • American civil rights
  • http//www.geocites.com/Athens/Aegean/8443/pa.html
  • Site explores the history of the Black Panthers,
    including
  • methodology, principles, and programs, within the
  • civil rights movement.

12
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Rosa Parks-Biography
  • http//www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/par0bio-1
  • Site tells of the woman responsible for the
    beginning of
  • the civil rights movement. Includes photographs
    and
  • an interview with Rosa.

13
Activities
  • Students will use maps of the United States and
    locate areas where the movement occurred.
  • Students will read biographies about different
    people and leaders.
  • Students will discuss the impact the movement had
    on our society today
  • Students will find out the local support during
    the movement.
  • Students will compare and contrast enrollment by
    African-Americans at universities affected or
    involved in the movement.

14
World Interactions
15
Web Sites
  • Mt. Zion Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum
  • http//members.surfsouth.com/mtzion/
  • Site commemorates the movement in Albany and
  • southwest Georgia.
  • Powerful Days The Civil Rights Photography of
    Charles
  • Martin
  • http//www.civilrightsphotos.com/
  • Photos by Charles Martin helped put public
    opinion
  • behind the civil rights movement.

16
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Jackie Robinson in Politics and the Civil Rights
  • Movement
  • http//www.utexas.edu/students/jackie/robinson/pol
    itics
  • .html
  • Article about the player who etched himself in
    American
  • consciousness as a great black baseball player.
  • Representation of Women in the Movement
  • http//nimbus.ocis.temple.edu/rkarras/winters2.ht
    m
  • Site documents women representation in the
  • movement.

17
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • http//seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/index.html
  • An in depth look at MLK Jr and the movement he
  • inspired. Includes pictures and sound bytes from
    his
  • famous speeches.

18
Activities
  • Students will identify the major cities where the
    movement took place on a map.
  • Students will compare and contrast the size of
    the cities where the movement occurred.
  • Students will compare and contrast this movement
    with others that occurred around the world.
  • Students will locate the cities where leaders
    were from and their significance to the movement.
  • Students will locate travel routes and distance
    traveled of freedom riders.

19
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
20
Web Sites
  • African American Journey The Modern Civil Rights
  • Movement
  • www.worldbook.com
  • A look at how African Americans organized to end
  • centuries of discrimination in black history and
    secure
  • their civil rights.
  • The Civil Rights Movement in Selma
  • http//www.myselma.com/ciivil rights
  • Details of events in Selma including a march to
  • Montgomery to demand voting rights.

21
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • http//www.sparatacus.schoolnet.co.uk/usamontgomer
    y
  • B.htm
  • Site about the boycott in Montgomery following
    Rosa
  • Parks refusal to give up her seat to a white man.
  • The Montgomery Bus Boycott Page
  • http//socsci.colorado.edu/jonesm/montgomery.html
  • Info on boycott as well as quotes from elementary
  • school students on their impressions of who Rosa
    Parks
  • is.

22
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Greensboro Sit Ins Launch of a Civil Rights
    Movement
  • www.greensboro.com
  • Greensboro library provides a history of the 1960
    sit
  • ins. Includes RealAudio interviews.

23
Activities
  • Students will conduct mock elections, and learn
    of the importance of voting.
  • Students will watch The Long Walk Home to gain a
    better understanding of the effect of the bus
    boycott.
  • Students will write poems on how they would feel
    if they participated on a sit in.
  • Students will review the constitution and
    declaration of independence, thinking about the
    meaning .
  • Students will write papers comparing and
    contrasting freedoms of African Americans today
    with that of the past.

24
Democratic Processes
25
Web Sites
  • The Netactivist
  • http//www.netactivist.dk/
  • Provides info on political prisoners, protests,
    civil rights,
  • labor rights, globalization and the antiwar
    movement.
  • We Shall Overcome-Introduction
  • http//www.cr.nps.gov/hr/travel/civilrights/intro.
    htm
  • Article discussion on significance of words from
  • Declaration of Independence and the actual
    treatment
  • of the African-American race.

26
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Civil Rights Movement Veterans
  • http//www.crmvet.org/
  • Site contains testimony and contact information
    for
  • veterans of the Southern Freedom Movement.
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
  • http//www.unbrokencircle.org/
  • An audio history of the civil rights movement in
    five
  • southern communities and the music of those times.

27
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • http//longman.awl.com/nash/primarysource_29_3.htm
  • Site has words of the civil rights act of 1964.

28
Activities
  • Students will learn about the 3 branches of
    government and the role each plays.
  • Students will learn the process a bill goes
    through in order to become law.
  • Students will take a trip to Columbus and see
    important buildings etc. related to Ohios
    government.
  • Students will read the civil rights act of 1964
    and compare and contrast it with another act.
  • Students will to the governor addressing any
    issues of concern they may have.

29
Decision Making and Resources
30
Web Sites
  • Plessy v Ferguson 163 U.S. 537 (1896)
  • http//www.bowdoin.edu/sbodurt2/court/cases/pless
    y
  • .html
  • Site is a petition of for writs of prohabition
    and certiorari
  • originally filed in the supreme court by Plessy.
  • Integration of Little Rock Central High School
  • www.journalism.indiana.edu/gallery/faculty/counts/
  • integration.html
  • Photographs of famous desegregation battle.

31
Web Sites (cont.)
  • March on Washington, 1963
  • http//www.angelfire.com/pa/marchonwashington/
  • Site examines the history of the march and its
  • significance to the civil rights movement.
  • Problem Solving One Problem, Many Solutions-The
  • Fight for Civil Right
  • http//www.uiuwa.edu/socialed/lessons/civilrights
    .htm
  • Site provides an a lesson with a thematic strand
  • addressing time, continuity, and change.

32
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Civil Rights Brown v Board of Education
  • http//www.nationalcenter.org/brown.html
  • Outline of the appeal of the lower court
    decision, and
  • the majority opinion of the Supreme Court.

33
Activities
  • Students will work in groups on various case
    studies related to the movement.
  • Students will lean about the election process for
    the presidency.
  • Students will listen to a guest speaker from the
    local chapter of the NAACP to learn their role in
    any racial conflict.
  • Students will problem solve on the best form of
    assessment for the unit.
  • Students will use the resources in their
    classroom and write and present a play related
    to the movement.

34
Science, Technology, and Society
35
Web Sites
  • Black History
  • http//www.sdbp.com/
  • Site has information on stories not usually told
    in history
  • about African Americans.
  • This Day in History
  • http//search/vulushistory.html
  • Site that provides access to info on a certain
    day in
  • history.

36
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Early American Literature Resources K-12
  • http//falcon.jmu.edu/ramseyil/amlit.htm
  • Site covers early American literature from the
    1600s to
  • the 1900s. Contains collections, further
    readings and
  • movements in American Literature.
  • Alabama Archives Teacher Packet Civil Rights
  • Movement
  • http//www.archives.state.al.us/teacher/rights.htm
    l
  • Using primary sources in the classroom, this site
  • provides a unit on the movement.

37
Web Sites (cont.)
  • Biography
  • www.biography.com/
  • Web site for the AE television show with a
    searchable
  • database with short biographies on just about
    anyone.

38
Activities
  • Students will read Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
    and other books by Mildred D. Taylor to get a
    feel on why the movement occurred.
  • Students will compare and contrast this movement
    with the recent unrest in Cincinnati.
  • Students will create power point presentations on
    an event or person from the civil rights
    movement.
  • Students will distinguish between fact and
    opinion by looking at some of the attitudes of
    people in literature.
  • Students will form focus groups and come up with
    solutions to help people get along.

39
Conclusion
  • We hold these truths to be self
  • evident, that all men are created
  • equal... Declaration of Independence
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