Lesson Plan

March on Washington: A Time for Change

Young historians conclude their study of the events that lead up to and the planning for the March on Washington. After examining videos and primary source documents, they consider the civil rights objectives that still need to be addressed.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • If all class members have tablets, save on the cost of printing and have individuals study the documents online
Classroom Considerations
  • The final lesson in a six-part unit study of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Requires multiple copies of five documents
  • The interactive timeline may be assigned for out-of-class viewing or viewed in class
Pros
  • The interactive timeline includes videos and an Excel spreadsheet
Cons
  • None