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Martin Luther  King Jr.and Civil Right Protests

Martin Luther King Jr.and Civil Right Protests

This resource explains the different protests held by Martin Luther King , from the 1950s to the 1960s. The resource explains his background, belief and philosophy.The resource also explains the significance of these different protests and its impact to the American society. The resource explains successful protests as Montgomery Bus Boycott, Voting Right Protests etc.
geo_pal2000
Martin Luther King Jr. Biography - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

Martin Luther King Jr. Biography - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

This worksheet studies the life of Martin Luther King Jr and his work for the African American Civil Rights Movement. Students will be acquainted with Colored People's struggle and will be introduced with one of the most influential personalities in the world. The workshet is suitable for advanced native students and ESL/ EFL learners. The level of difficulty of the text and vocabulary renders it suitable for IGCSE/ TOEFL classes.The comprehension questions evaluate understanding of the text while the vocabulary exercises solidify and bolster new vocabulary acquisition. The text can be completed as an in-class activity or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

This 12 page resource is for children in KS2, it can be used as a one off lesson about Martin Luther King or as a unit about equal rights, discrimination and helping the world. There is a fact sheet, an information sheet and then some writing activities. What do you know about Martin Luther King Day? Write about someone else who has changed the world. Children are asked to write their own I Have a Dream speech. A powerpoint display is also included for classrrom discussion.
teachercellar
MLK Jr. Day Card and Pledge Kit! Poems, Pictures, Text, & Characters!

MLK Jr. Day Card and Pledge Kit! Poems, Pictures, Text, & Characters!

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with meaningful cards and a variety of visuals! Enjoy card-making poems,coloring pages, pictures, text, and photo face characters! includes pledge and original poem "There Was a Man With a Dream" and features a printable sheet of (color!) pins from the 1960s Civil Rights movement. Great for collage and poster projects! Most kits come with (at least!)... 1 Character Gift (in 3 different versions-drawing faces for kids, color and add photo for kids, and pre-colored add photo for teacher!*) *Pre-colored Children Characters come with 3 skin tones if required. Characters are cartoon children or animals. 1 People Pictures Page (for cut-outs or drawing reference) 1 Object Pictures Page (for cut-outs or drawing reference) 1 Text/Greetings/Phrases Page- (for cut-outs or copying) 1 Original Kid Poem to put in cards (though most come with even more!) Some kits come with poems that are appropriate for teachers to give to other adults (such as parents and co-workers!) Some kits come with coloring pages of holiday characters.
IllumismartClipArt
Civil Rights in America: The Little Rock Nine

Civil Rights in America: The Little Rock Nine

The events and actions surrounding the Little Rock Nine are now infamous in history. This lesson gives the background to the beginning of the desegregation of American Schools with the Brown vs Board of Education case of 1954. Yet Orbal Faubus, the Governor of Arkansas found this difficult to accept and unleased a tidal wave of protest from his actions in Little Rock, shown in this lesson through video footage and images from the time. Ultimately the students evaluate the impact of the Little Rock Nine and how they influenced American society today.
Pilgrim17
Civil Right in America: The impact of Martin Luther King on the Civil Rights Movement

Civil Right in America: The impact of Martin Luther King on the Civil Rights Movement

I have always been fascinated by the contribution Martin Luther King made to the Civil Rights Movement and his leadership which was inspired by Gandhi to promote non-violent struggle. This lesson focuses on five main events in his life, from his speeches and letters, to his marches and boycotts. Students are given information about each of them and they have to evaluate their significance and make a judgement in numerical form. They then conclude their findings and present them to the class. I would be grateful for any feedback on this resource. If you like it, please check out my others lessons on American Civil Rights including Rosa Parks, Malcolm X and Abraham Lincoln.
Pilgrim17
World War II Comprehension Bundle

World War II Comprehension Bundle

Five wonderful texts (novels and non-fiction) and comprehensions from classic authors including: John Boyne, Anne Frank, Michelle Magorian and Morris Gleitzman...Each text offers a different insight into the war e.g. Jewish perspective, British evacuee, a son of the Nazi SS officer, All comprehension focus on two reading assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inference) questions and trademark flashcards with key words and phrases.
benserghin
Year 5 Comprehension Bundle

Year 5 Comprehension Bundle

10 wonderful narrative texts and non-fiction comprehensions from classic authors including: Roald Dahl, David Almond, Michael Rosen, Anthony Horowitz, Marcia Williams, Beverly Naidoo...All comprehension focus on two reading assessment domains 2B (retrieval quetsions) and 2D (inference) questions and trademark flashcards with key words and phrases.
benserghin
History of Race Riots in the United States - Document Based Question

History of Race Riots in the United States - Document Based Question

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In other words, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Document A- November 1898- Wilmington, North Carolina Document B- Sept 22-24, 1906 Atlanta Georgia Document C- 1917 East St. Louis Document D- 1919 The Red Summer (Chicago) Document E- 1921: Tulsa, Oklahoma Document F: Detroit, Michigan 1943 Document G: 1964 Harlem New York (NYC) Race Riot Document H: 1965- Los Angeles, Watts Riot Document I: 1967 Newark, New Jersey Document J: 1968 Baltimore, MD/ Chicago 1968 (King Assassination Riots) Document K: 1991 Crown Heights, New York Document L: 1992, Los Angeles, CA (Rodney King Riots) Document M: 2014 Ferguson, Missouri (Michael Brown) Document N: 2015 Baltimore, MD
Linni0011
Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: Detroit, Michigan 1943

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: Detroit, Michigan 1943

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
Linni0011
Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1906 Atlanta Georgia

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1906 Atlanta Georgia

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
Linni0011
Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 2015 Baltimore, Maryland

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 2015 Baltimore, Maryland

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
Linni0011