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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th
The Civil Rights Movement is the focus of a collection created for young scholars, kindergarten through fifth grade. The unit begins with an introductory lesson that sets the stage for discussion, written assignments, interactives,...
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Civil Rights and Martin Luther King Jr. Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Expand a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday as well as Black Hstory Month with a collection of eight worksheets that include biographical questions about Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, word searches and word...
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Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
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Connecting with Ruby Bridges

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
When Ruby Bridges entered an all-white school in New Orleans in 1960, she also entered history. Scholars consider what the experience must have been like for the young girl using two books that document her experience as well as a double...
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Ruby Bridges

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A two-part lesson features Civil Rights hero, Ruby Bridges. Part one focuses on the heroic actions of Ruby Bridges then challenges scholars to complete a Venn diagram in order to compare themselves to her. Part two begins with a...
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Lesson Plan: The Children's Crusade and the Role of Youth in the African American Freedom Struggle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young people played significant roles in the Civil Rights movement. Class members examine the contributions of Barbara Johns, Claudette Colvin, Mary Louise Smith, and the children of Birmingham,...
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Brave Ruby

For Students K - 2nd Standards
With videos, games, and vocabulary activities on each page, this interactive takes learners on a journey of the history of segregation of schools. They discover one brave girl's journey of walking into the first integrated school and how...
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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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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Through character trait graphic organizers, a vocabulary sorting activity, class discussion, and a civil rights movement slide show, your young historians will be introduced to the amazing story of Ruby Bridges and her experiences as the...
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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A civil rights movement lesson designed specifically with the Common Core State Standards in mind, young learners are introduced to the story of Ruby Bridges as the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school....
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School Segregation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...
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Take a Walk in Their Shoes: Great Leaders of Our Time

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Research the characteristics of leaders who have used nonviolence to change society. The class then applies this information to their own community to find leaders with these same characteristics, creating a wall collage of pictures and...
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Guess Who? Heroes of Civil Rights

For Students 3rd - 8th
Can your pupils identify these five important civil rights figures? Given five short descriptions, learners must match each person to his or her civil rights achievements. 
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The Story of Ruby Bridges

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Ruby Bridges' walk into the William Franz Elementary broke racial barriers and propelled the Civil Rights Movement forward.
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Realizing the Dream: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders look at the struggle for social justice. In this justice lesson, 6th graders listen to the story of Ruby Bridges and what she overcame. They use the Internet to go to the Little Rock Central High anniversary website to see...
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Social Studies: Civil Rights Unit: Grade 1

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss civil rights. In this civil rights unit, the student analyzes the roles of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Ruby Bridges in the African American Civil Rights movement. They discuss which activist they feel...
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The Story of Ruby Bridges

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research Ruby Bridges and discuss differences they have with their classmates while also discussing their equality. In this Ruby Bridges lesson plan, students also write about a character word that describes Ruby, and create an...
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Black History Project

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore and analyze about famous African-Americans by listening to four picture book biographies. They generate a list of 15 famous African-Americans and then create a survey to rank them according to importance of...
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Ruby Bridges

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Ruby Bridges. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
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The Makings of a Great Leader: The Childhood of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
  Students examine why Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered to be such a great man, by listening to the many anecdotes about his experiences.  In this Martin Luther King, Jr. lesson, students read the story about Ruby Bridges and...
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Ruby Bridges & School Integration

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils explore school integration issues. In this Civil Rights Movement activity, students read Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges and school integration and then write reflections about difficult experiences.
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Through My Eyes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read the book Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges. In this segregation lesson, 5th graders read Ruby's story to find out what happened in her life. They write their own narrative about what 'first' they would most like to...
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Helping Kids Understand the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore American diversity. In this Civil Rights lesson, students read literature and examine primary sources in order to better understand discrimination and segregation. Students read The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles...
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All About Me Poster

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
In this biography/autobiography lesson, learners read a few biographies and discuss the term and it's characteristics. Students then brainstorm what makes a good biography/autobiography and create an 'All about me' poster. Suggested...