1960s Latino, Women, and Workers' Rights Teacher Resources

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American Jews and Civil Rights

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's and how American Jews were involved. They discuss the responsibilities of any minority or ethnic group. They consider the process of change in politics as well.
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Minorities in Mainstream American Society

For Teachers 11th Standards
So many people fought for Civil Rights in the United States. Read about the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and discuss what the act guarantees. Then pass out a slew of magazines and encourage them to observe how often minorities appear in...
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The Power of Youth: Exploring the Civil Rights Movement with “Freedom’s Children"

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A reading of Freedom's Children, Ellen Levine's collection of the stories of 30 african Americans who were children during the 1950s and 1960s and were active in the Civil Rights protests, sparks a discussion of the power young people...
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Have Minorities Gained Acceptance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students cite evidence gathered from magazines about how much Blacks are accepted into the mainstream of American life. They support their conclusions by writing an answer to an essay question.
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Teaching Animal Rights

For Students Higher Ed
In this biology instructional activity, students engage in the reading of the rights of educators to teach concerning the issue of using animals for educational purposes.
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In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students focus on the struggle for minorities rights. They describe the civil rights movement of the late 1950's and the 1960's. They trace the roots of the movement in the second-class treatment accorded many black Americans and...
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The Past Half Century: Achieving Equality

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students analyze reactions to the Brown vs. Education decision of 1954. In this segregation instructional activity, student look at the actions that were taken in the education world as a result of the Brown decision. They watch a CD,...
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Have Minorities Gained Acceptance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students cite evidence gathered from magazines about how much Blacks are accepted into the mainstream of American life. They support their conclusions by writing an answer to an essay question.
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The Cuban Missile Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students reflect on the events that lead up to the Cuban Missile Crisis in the early 1960s.  In this history lesson plan, students explore the conflicts between the United States and the Soviet Union revolving around missiles in Cuba,...
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20th Century Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars write from varying perspectives in the American South about the civil rights movements in the 1950s. In this civics lesson, students view video clips and take notes. Young scholars discuss the film and listen to a lecture...
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The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the Adarand case.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders create a list of reasons for each affirmative action program.  Students develop a defense on certain issues and present it to the class. 
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Modern Counterculture Movements

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students prepare a presentation examining anti-establishment activity by groups in society today. They prepare a presentation, on poster board or presentation software, about one contemporary protest group.
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District Decisions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students review census data and examine the manner in which reapportionment and redistricting occurs. They, in groups, debate a proposed change in the way congressional districts are drawn and present their debates to the class.
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Virginian Contributors

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the contributions of native Virginians to the United States. For each person, they read excerpts of a book about their contributions and organize the information in a chart. In groups, they become an expert on one of...