Join US Civil Rights Movement activists as they march, ride, sit, and stand while being catalysts for Good Trouble, racial justice, and equality.
SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT: Students will develop a better understanding of how to make meaningful choices to influence positive changes for others.
HISTORICAL/POLITICAL AWARENESS: Students will develop a better understanding of how the activists of the Civil Rights Movement challenged the norms, policies, and legislation that existed to lead to a change in society.
HEROIC CONTEXT: Students will identify important people and events of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement and their role within this movement.
SIGNIFICANT CONTEXT: Students will develop an understanding of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
At the end of this lesson:
- Students will understand how the fight to end racial injustices and the implementation of Jim Crow laws led to the Civil Rights Movement
- Students will understand the different forms of protests that were used during the Civil Rights Movement.
- Students will understand the terminology associated with racial injustice and discrimination as it pertains to the Civil Rights Movement.
- Students will understand how a variety of people displayed empathy and understanding and protested alongside African-Americans during the Civil Rights Movement
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