Civil Rights Unit

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Civil Rights:  One Person Can Make a Difference . . .


Research on Civil Rights topics (person or event)

Using the library & WWW

Citing sources & Bibliography

Oral Presentation with Visual Aid (overhead & handout)

(Book Club with novels)

The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Curtis)

To Kill a Mockingbird (Lee)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Angelou)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Taylor)


Kids Guide to Social Action

Using writing to make change

Persuasive Writing

Other Civil Rights Unit Readings

Rosa Parks: My Story (shared reading)

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary (Myers)

Malcolm X (film, Lee)

4 Little Girls (film, Lee)

Maya Angelou (poems & A & E Biography film)

Martin Luther King (picture book/shared reading, speeches & biographical film)

Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate (read aloud & shared reading, Giovanni)

Eyes on the Prize (read aloud)

Freedom Sings (read aloud)

Free At Last (video, lessons, & shared reading text from Teaching Tolerance)

Now Is Your Time (read aloud, Myers)

Harlem (picture book, Myers)

Daybook of Critical Reading and Writing (8, Great Source)


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