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Curipod lesson about topic "Key Figures of the Civil Rights Movement". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name one famous key figure of the Civil Rights Movement.
2. Slide
60 seconds
The Civil Rights Movement was a decades-long struggle for equality and justice for all Americans. Key figures in this movement included well-known civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The movement was successful in achieving many important civil rights reforms, such as the desegregation of public schools.
Key Figures of the Civil Rights Movement
3. Slide
60 seconds
Civil Rights Movement: A decades-long struggle for equal rights and justice for all Americans. Martin Luther King Jr.: An American civil rights leader who advocated non-violent protest to fight racial discrimination. Rosa Parks: An African-American civil rights activist who famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in 1955.
4. Poll
60 seconds
Who do you think is the most influential figure of the Civil Rights Movement?
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Malcolm X
  • Rosa Parks
  • Coretta Scott King
5. Slide
60 seconds
The Montgomery Bus Boycott, which was sparked by Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, lasted 381 days. Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, becoming the youngest recipient at age 35. In 1963, over 250,000 people took part in the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What were some of the key figures in the Civil Rights Movement and how did they contribute to its success?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What was the impact of the Civil Rights Movement on our society today?
8. Open question
150 seconds
What would life be like today if the Civil Rights Movement had not happened?
9. Open question
330 seconds
What can we learn from the Civil Rights Movement about standing up for what is right?

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