Civil Rights Project

Become an expert on your topic by completing your project!

Directions

You may work in groups of 2 on this project. Sign up to research a specific person or event from the United States' Civil Rights movement and explain the significance through a visual of your choice (Smore, Thinglink, Padlet, etc). NOT POWER-POINT/GOOGLE SLIDES!

Rubric/Requirements

  • Persuasive Paper (3-5 Paragraphs) explaining in detail the role your person/event played in the development of the Civil Rights Movement (THIS SHOULD SELL THE READER ON THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR TOPIC)-15 pts.
  • A detailed timeline (Include 5-8 events detailing the role/significance)-10 pts.
  • Design (Neatly titled and decorated-Includes relevant pictures)- 5 pts.
  • Project Notes (ALL GROUP MEMBERS MUST COMPLETE & SUBMIT NOTES)-10 pts.


TOTAL 40 POINTS

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Possible Topics (Discuss other possible topics with your teacher)

-MLK Jr./ -Ella Baker /-John Lewis

-Emmett Till/ -Rosa Parks/ -Montgomery Bus Boycott

-Little Rock 9 /-Sit-ins/ -Jail-Packing

-Birmingham/ -March on Washington/ -Malcolm X

-Medgar Evers/ -James Meredith/ -Freedom Riders

-A Phillip Randolph /-Brown v. Board of Education/ -Black Panther Party

-SNCC /-SCLC /-Civil Rights Act (1964)