These civil rights movement activities will engage your students, make them think and analyse what it was like during the civil rights movement era and imagine themselves as one of the 6 key figures that marched and protested for the right of equality. From research to journal entries and then on to a public speeches. As they brainstorm – listen, watch and observe as their imaginations come to life.

These civil right movement activities have been designed with grade’s 2 to 6 in mind. Depending on the grade will depend on the writing ability.

When was the Civil Rights Movement?

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Whats included in this resource?

  • 6 Key figures posters – Brief information on each
  • Research lined paper – one for each
  • Poster – How can we change the world? – For brain storming
  • Lesson ideas – 3 writing activities, research, brainstorm ideas, create a speech
  • How will you change the world? Lined paper
  • Journal entry – Lined paper
  • All task could be set as homework

Who are the 6 key figures we are using?

  • Martin Luther King Jr
  • Ella Baker
  • Rosa Parks
  • James Merendith
  • Bayard Rustin
  • John Lewis

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Created: Jan 16, 2019

Updated: Sep 1, 2019

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