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The Civil Rights Movement: A Time for Change – Lesson Plan

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The Civil Rights Movement did not begin suddenly in the 1960s, nor was it a short battle. To understand the enormity of the famous March on Washington, we compiled a timeline of major civil rights events in the 100 years leading up to August 20, 1963. Continue reading

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From Selma to Montgomery: An Introduction to the 1965 Marches – Lesson Plan

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Students will learn about the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement. They will examine the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and watch clips from the movie Selma. Most importantly, students will think critically about sources of information. Continue reading

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A History of Discrimination and Its Consequences – Lesson Plan

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“A History of Discrimination and Its Consequences” lesson plan allows students to think about the battles fought during the Civil Rights Movement in order for every citizen to be able to achieve the American Dream. Continue reading

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The March on Washington: Five Basic Teacher Resources

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The March on Washington: Basic Teacher Resources is a collection of four resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

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The March on Washington and Its Impact – Lesson Plan

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Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes such as the social conditions in the U.S. that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

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