Civil Rights Lesson Plan


  • History USII.9a  Civil Rights Movement

    • segregation:  separate but equal

    • Plessy vs. Ferguson; Brown vs. BOE

    • Martin Luther King, Jr.  Rosa Parks, passive resistance

    • NAACP

    • Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965

  • English SOL

    • 6.6i  Compare and contrast information about one topic, which may be contained in different selections.

    • 6.6j  Identify the author’s organizational pattern.

  • Students will examine texts on this topic in a variety of genres- articles, books, poetry, and speeches.

  • Students will graphically explore and demonstrate understanding of different ways that ideas are related (organizational patterns).