Vietnam Era Influential People Teacher Resources

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Lincoln and Civil Liberties

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the suspension of habeas corpus. In this American history lesson, students examine how President Lincoln handled constitutional issues during the Civil War as they research, debate, and write about the topic.
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Part Five: Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars read and become familiar with peaceful protests detailed in the story, Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Jim Haskins. Pupils reexamine the tale and use the Six Steps to Nonviolent Direct Action in...
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The 1960s in America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
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Civil Rights Biography: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do schools and government offices close one day every January to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Young learners discover the achievements and lasting significance of this influential figure in American history with...
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Part Four: Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
In the story, Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement by Doreen Rappaport, listeners become familiar with nonviolent protests of the Civil Rights Movement through music. Scholars then compose original...
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Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze historic rulings that played roles in the Civil Rights Movement. In this civil right lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding Plessy v. Ferguson, Sipuel v. Board of Regents of the University of...
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Reconstruction to Civil Rights

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete a unit of lessons on the period of time from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights movement. They analyze and interpret political cartoons and editorials, conduct research on famous civil rights places, and complete...
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Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech was the clarion call for the modern Civil Rights Movement. Using the immortal words of King, an animated screen allows pupils to hear his words delivered to the March on Washington in...
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Strategizing for Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, and A. Philip Randolph developed different views on how to advancing Civil Rights for African-Americans. Class members research these famous figures and their strategies before...
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Heart of the Matter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most people have heard of Dr. Maetin Luther King, Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" Speech. But few have heard of Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. Who were these guys and what did they have to do with the famous landmark event in the...
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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Designed for a plethora of Common Core standards, your young historians will learn about the story of Ruby Bridges and the civil rights movement through expository and persuasive writing activities, as well as by viewing and analyzing an...
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The Negro Leagues: The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching learners about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this lesson explores the widespread impact of segregation on...
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Black History: Famous People, Movements, Events (Crossword Puzzle)

For Students 8th - 11th
If you want a light exercise to review 12 famous people, events, and movements in American history, with a focus on African-American history, this crossword puzzle may be useful. It requires familiarity with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this civil rights lesson, students gain information about civil rights, the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott and the sacrifices people made for equal rights.
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The Civil Rights Movement Encyclopedia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars conduct research on the Civil Rights Movement and participants in order to create an encyclopedia with alphabetical articles about some of the leaders and the ordinary people who made a difference in the movement. The...
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Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a worksheet and study key vocabulary while researching the biography of Jackie Robinson and the Civil Rights Movement. They chose another Civil Rights leader to investigate and present to the rest of the class before...
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Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover contributions made to society by Martin Luther King Jr.  In this civil rights history lesson, 2nd graders are read two books about Martin Luther King Jr., answer questions about the books, and complete a timeline...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence

For Teachers K - 5th
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
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King's Dream Revisited

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They complete a Webquest, listen to an excerpt from a speech, take an online quiz, answer discussion questions, and read newspaper articles about current...
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Martin Luther King- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Whether you're celebrating Black History Month or studying the civil rights movement, you'll definitely want to include this brief video in your lesson to introduce your pupils to the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Dr. Martin Luther King's Visit to Seattle

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
How was the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. viewed by others during the 1960s? After watching an oral history video, your class members will learn more about Dr. King's ability to personally connect with others, as well as discover...
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For King’s Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream "Cannot Wait"

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
"Hate is why we cannot wait." Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s attorney and advisor Clarence B. Jones' six words on race are at the center of an article that reflects on the civil rights movement. After reading the article, middle schoolers...
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Fight for Equality: Thurgood Marshall

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students read an informational text passage on Thurgood Marshall and his contribution to African Americans' rights, and then answer questions based on what they read.
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Learning to Respect Each Other

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Discover how important Martin Luther King Jr. is to our society. For this civil rights lesson, investigate how Dr. King was an advocate for nonviolence and how he fought for civil rights for all Americans. Read and analyze Dr. King's "I...