Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)
Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework
Enduring Understanding: The struggle for individual rights and equality often shapes a societyʻs politics.
—Why do yo think the civil rights movement made gains in postwar America?
—What motivates a society to make changes?
Objections: Students will know…
—reasons for non violent, passive resistance and how it helped to challenge segregation and racism.
—why the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were considered turning points in the civil rights movement.
—that even thought political gains were achieved during this time. many African Americans still faced economic inequality.
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#7)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#2, #3, #4, #7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#1, #2, #5)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#1)
Tanka Covers & Introduction: Voting
The Civil Rights Movement: Challenging Segregation
—Watch Dr. Kingʻs I Have A Dream Speech
—Go over and complete I Have A Dream Handout
—Reading Chapter 25 Lesson 2
—Complete reflection assignment in paragraph form
1) If you had been a civil rights activist in 1963, how would you have felt about the movement’s chances of success?
2) What do you think remains to be done to ensure equality in our society?
Homework: Finish reflection assignment (see above for questions)…due tomorrow; Current Event Worksheet #13 focusing on rights, equality, discrimination, racism, etc due Friday.