Our Civil Rights lesson plan teaches students about civil rights in the United States, including what the term means and some of the history of the Civil Rights Movement. During this lesson, students are asked to read materials about the Civil Rights Movement and answer critical thinking questions about the text. Students are also asked to match vocabulary words with their definitions.
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define civil rights, describe major activities of the U.S. civil rights movement, and identify key civil rights leaders.
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6.10