Brown v. Board of Education - Brown v. Board of Education, 1954, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional. Handed down on May 17, 1954, the Warren Court's unanimous (9–0) decision stated that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." This ruling paved the way for Integration & the Civil Rights movement.
American Civil Rights Editorial Writing Project from The English Teacher's Pet on TeachersNotebook.com - - Included in this 11 page document are instructions, printable and gradable organizers, and an example essay for an opinion editorial (op-ed) about a present day civil rights or human rights injustice urging readers to support your cause and take action. A
Civil Rights Nonfiction Leveled Texts, Common Core Questions, Key from The Sweetest Thing on TeachersNotebook.com - (82 pages) - Trying to integrate Social Studies with ELA? This text set is perfect for use within the Social Studies context or integrated into ELA during guided reading groups! Common Core questions included!
Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle and Key (16 Terms and Clues) - A 16 term and clue crossword puzzle related to the major events and people of the Civil Rights Movement. The package includes the crossword puzzle and a teacher's key. Covers Civil Rights related terms, such as: Rosa Parks, Jim Crow, March on Washington, etc.