Civil Rights


With our Civil Rights lesson plan, students learn about the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, including its history and vocabulary terms.

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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

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4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


Social Studies

  1. dguess

    Great resource to go along with my Civil Rights videos and lesson. The questions really make them think about the information in the passage.

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