Civil Rights Movement

February 17, 2018
To The Teacher:   In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. launched what became his final campaign. The Poor People’s Campaign was a multiracial campaign of poor people who advocated for economic…
February 7, 2018
Looking for engaging activities for Black History Month? Here's a selection of relevant Teachable Moment lessons. Most are appropriate for high school students, and in some cases middle school…
December 9, 2015
  Gathering Invite students in a pair share to talk about a time they felt supported, by a friend, family member, classmate, teacher, or possibly a stranger.  What did this person do or say that…
March 20, 2015
Objectives: Students will Share knowledge about women in the civil rights movement Study the work of three relatively unknown women in the civil rights movement Learn about the trajectory of…
February 1, 2015
Question: What Black leader expressed the following? "I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s…
January 16, 2015
Learning Objectives Students will read the 15th Amendment and explain why there was still a need to fight for voting rights in 1965 analyze a primary source document to learn how African Americans…
January 12, 2012
  By Marieke van Woerkom   Gathering (5 minutes) Ask students what they know about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. What role did Rosa Parks play? What role did Dr. Martin Luther King play? Check…