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Lesson Designers: K. Wise Whitehead and Karen Hodges
Grade: 9th - 12th Grades
Unit: Integrating with All Deliberate Speed--The Civil Rights Movement 1954-1972
Lesson Duration: One 90-minute period

In order to fully understand this lesson, students should have mastered the indicators covering the impact of The Civil Rights Movement on American Policies, Laws and Procedures as outlined in NVLP's Impact of the Civil Rights Movement lesson plan. They should also be familiar with the development of America's democratic system as evidenced in the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. To a lesser extent, they should have had a conversation about the life of Mahatma Ghandi and how he used the strategy of nonviolence.

Lesson Essentials:

Primary source "packets" comprised of

1. NVLP video clips and transcripts

2. Images

3. Speeches & Documents

Additional Materials
4. Historiography
5. Words and Phrases
6. Worksheets

Classroom Materials:


1. Chart paper
2. Students' in-class journals
3. Activity Bins (colored paper, markers, scissors, glue, tape, etc.)

Student Tools:


1. Timeline (opens in new page)
2. Student Site (opens in new page)

Technical Requirements:


To teach this lesson, you will need:


1. A computer with Internet connection
2. Windows Media Player (free download)
3. A PDF reader (for example, Adobe Acrobat, free download)
4. Speakers attached to the computer

Additional Vocabulary:
Make sure your students are familiar with the following words. If not, have students define the words as part of the lesson.

Adversary
Animosity

Boycott

Direct Action

Injustice

Justice
Nonviolence

Picket            
Reconciliation


 

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