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Rosa Parks


Curipod lesson about topic "Rosa Parks"

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In what year did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat on the bus?
2. Slide
60 seconds
In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white person. Her brave act of defiance inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks is known as “The First Lady of Civil Rights”.
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist
3. Slide
60 seconds
Civil Rights Activist: Someone who fights for the rights of others to be treated fairly and equally under the law. Montgomery Bus Boycott: A protest against segregation laws on public buses in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Segregation Laws: Laws that separate people based on race, gender, religion, etc.
4. Slide
60 seconds
Rosa Parks was actually not the first person to refuse to give up her seat on a bus. Other Black people had done it before her. Rosa Parks was also an active member of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). In 1996 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton.
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5. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one way that Rosa Parks has inspired people to take a stand for what is right?
6. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: How can you make a difference in your community like Rosa Parks did?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a picture of a purple unicorn flying on a rainbow-colored hot air balloon!
8. Poll
300 seconds
Who was Rosa Parks?
  • A civil rights activist
  • A doctor
  • A teacher
  • A librarian
9. Poll
300 seconds
Where did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat?
  • A bus in Montgomery, Alabama
  • A train in Florida
  • A plane in Texas
  • A car in New York
10. Poll
300 seconds
What did Rosa Parks's refusal to give up her seat lead to?
  • The Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • The Selma March
  • The Birmingham Rally
  • The Little Rock Freedom Ride
11. Poll
300 seconds
What did Rosa Parks become known as?
  • The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement
  • The Queen of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • The Princess of the Freedom Riders
  • The Goddess of the Selma March
12. Poll
300 seconds
When did Rosa Parks die?
  • October 24, 2005
  • January 1, 1998
  • April 4, 2001
  • March 10, 2006

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