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48 resources with the concept civil disobedience

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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades 9-12th

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With sit-ins, boycotts, and marches, the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s became a model of using civil disobedience to effect change. This collection of unit plans, lesson plans, interactives, videos, and activities...
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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 History 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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Life for German Youth in the 1930s: Education, Propaganda, Conformity, and Obedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The German youth faced an onslaught of propaganda when they went to school, thanks to the Nazi regime led by Hitler during World War II. Pupils relate their education experiences to German youth by analyzing primary source readings,...
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American Voices and Their Audiences

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Those new to teaching an AP level language and composition prep course and seasoned veterans will find much to treasure in a unit that is designed to help young language scholars develop the skills they need to analyze the language...
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Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement,...
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Civil Disobedience from Antigone to Hunger Games

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Study the concepts and practice of civil disobedience through fiction and nonfiction texts.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Walden and "Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
According to Henry David Thoreau, every citizen must object to unjust laws. The teacher's guide to Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" begins with a detailed essay synopsis to help readers understand Thoreau's rationale in the challenging...
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The Bank Of Justice: Civil Rights In The US

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To launch a study of racial segregation and integration, young historians first watch a news video about a prom in Georgia that was first integrated in 2013. They then compare the goals in Lincoln's Gettysburg Address to King's "I Have a...
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Power to the People

For Teachers 11th
Black berets, black leather jackets, raised black fists, chants of "Power to the People!" These are the images that many associate with the Black Panther Party. Often forgotten are the programs the party created during the Civil Rights...
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Classroom Activities for Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An 11-page packet contains three activities designed for readers of Henry David Thoreau's Walden and Civil Disobedience. In one exercise, groups debate whether Thoreau would today be considered liberal or conservative. For another,...
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Examining Rosa Parks's Arrest Record

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
There aren't a lot of details on the document, but Rosa Parks's arrest is now a legendary story of the civil rights movement. Class members examine the record—with Parks's names blotted out—to see if they can tell who this document...
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The Audacity of a Vote: Susan B. Anthony’s Arrest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Susan B. Anthony's speech "Is It a Crime for Women to Vote?" takes center stage in a instructional activity that asks class members to consider how they might respond to what they consider an unjust law. Groups work through the speech...
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Civic Engagement and How Students Can Get Involved

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
There is no age limit on civic engagement. Even if your pupils are not old enough to vote, they are old enough to get involved. Show them how with a PBS lesson that underscores the importance of civic participation and models ways young...
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Alice Paul and Women’s Suffrage | The Great War

For Students 9th - 12th
The United States has a long tradition of civil disobedience. Before the protests of 2020, before the protests against the Vietnam War, before the Civil Rights protests of the 1960s, were the protests of the Suffrage Movement. Viewers of...
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Alice Paul and Civil Disobedience for Women’s Suffrage | Carrie Chapman Catt

For Students 5th - 12th
Within any political movement conflicts arise as to how to proceed, how to gain the desired goal. The movement to pass the 19th Amendment was no exception. A short PBS video contrasts the strategies of long-time suffragist Carrie Chapman...
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Revolution '67, Lesson 2: What Happened in July 1967? How Do We Know?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Even in a world in which dozens of participants and curious onlookers record every controversial event, the basic facts of what happened are often in dispute. Revolution '67, Lesson 2 explores 1967 Newark, New Jersey using an examination...
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Revolution '67, Lesson 1: Protest: Why and How

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
To some people, protesting is as American as apple pie, but the factors that lead to protests can be as confusing to veteran activists as to today's youth. Revolution '67 explores the riots in Newark, New Jersey as a case study.  Using...
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Louisa May Alcott | Transcendentalism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Readers may not immediately think of transcendentalism when they consider Little Women, but its tenets of self-reliance, civil disobedience, and progressivism were major influences on Louisa May Alcott and her body of work. Learn more...
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Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When is civil disobedience acceptable? Class members read examples of Jim Crow laws, an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," and a newspaper article and then consider the factors that make a law just or...
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Teaching the History of the Black Panther Party: 5 Essential FAQ’s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are the facts about the Black Panther Party? Was it, as J. Edgar Hoover contended, a terrorist organization and a threat to national security? Or a group of indviduals bound together by a desire to protect and nurture their...
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Civil Disobedience: Is it ever ok to break the law?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of civil disobedience, class members read excerpts from the writings of activists who were willing to break the law to protest unjust laws.
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Civil Rights and Civil Disobedience

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between lawful protest and civil disobedience? Why is the difference important? A 16-slide presentation clearly defines the differences and presents strategies for nonviolent resistance.
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Laws and the National Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to the law, is justice always served? Teach scholars about how law sometimes enables prejudice of entire groups of people with a unit on World War II that includes a warm-up activity, analysis of primary sources,...
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Do You Take the Oath?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why did so many go along with Nazi policies during World War II? An investigatory unit includes four handouts, reading analyses, classroom discussion topics, and intriguing philosophical questions, helping learners understand the...