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Standard 5-5.3

5-5.3 Explain the advancement of the modern Civil Rights Movement; including the desegregation of the armed forces, Brown v. Board of Education, the roles of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, the Civil Rights acts, and the Voting Rights Act.

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Quide
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Quide

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Students will use the first 7 questions to help follow the content discussed in the video. The last 2 questions are open-ended questions. Use questions 9 and 10 to start an open discussion on the...
Mahkia Green - Civil Rights Protests
Mahkia Green - Civil Rights Protests

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Students will use the video "Rise Up" by Mahkia Green and other research to compare and contrast social justice protesters from the past and today.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview

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Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Civil Rights Important Moments
Civil Rights Important Moments

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Students will explore and learn about Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown vs. Board of Education, and Little Rock Nine. They will write an essay about what they learned.

Native Americans | Road Trip
Native Americans | Road Trip

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John Trudell, a Native American activist, talks about an often overlooked group of people. Trudell shares how Native Americans fit into the fight for civil rights. Connections, P.A. Bennett, ETV, 2002
Bloody Sunday | Road Trip
Bloody Sunday | Road Trip

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Civil Rights leaders try to desegregate the most racist capital in the nation, Birmingham, Alabama. On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S...