Lesson Plan

Sitting Down To Stand Up For Democracy

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Boycotts and bus rides, sit-ins and speeches. The focus of this amazing resource is on those people who were willing to put themselves at risk to take a stand for their belief in equal rights for all. A must-have for your curriculum library.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a gallery to celebrate these activists
Classroom Considerations
  • The 16-page packet includes a richly detailed, carefully scaffolded plan, activities, extensions, and primary source documents
  • The resource includes a list of little-known activists who played important roles in the civil rights movement
  • Links to a wealth of materials are provided
  • None
Common Core