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Background

The history of Black History Month - YouTube

The history of Black History Month – YouTube (1:13)https://youtu.be/V-S_UtYOBDEBlack History Month commemorates the achievements of African-Americans throughout U.S. history.

Warm-up

A More Perfect Union - YouTube

A More Perfect Union – YouTube (2:51)https://youtu.be/AA87JWa0bEwWhen Theresa Burroughs came of voting age, she was ready to cast her ballot—but she had a long fight ahead of her.

Songs

Lift Every Voice and Sing with Lyrics - YouTube

Lift Every Voice and Sing with Lyrics – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/ya7Bn7kPkLo This hymn is often known as the “Negro National Anthem” or the “Black National Anthem.”

Vocabulary

Black History Month Vocabulary Quiz Worksheethttp://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/soc_studies/blackhistory/quiz/Black History Month Vocabulary Quiz   Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.
ESL Civil Rights Vocabulary Flashcards | Quizlethttps://quizlet.com/20706329/esl-civil-rights-vocabulary-flash-cards/                      …

Lesson Plans

Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Rosa Parks

Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Rosa Parkshttps://breakingnewsenglish.com/0510/051026-rosa_parks-e.htmlRosa Parks, the icon of the American civil rights movement, has died aged 92. Her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on an Alabama bus in 1955 started a revolution in the…

Black History Month Lessons for February

Black History Month Lessons for Februaryhttp://www.elcivics.com/black-history-month.htmlFebruary is Black History Month. It is a month-long celebration to recognize the contributions of African Americans. A2

Rosa Parks & The Human Rights Movement « Chestnut ESL/EFL

Rosa Parks & The Human Rights Movement « Chestnut ESL/EFLhttps://eslchestnut.com/2011/08/04/photos-of-the-week-5/VIEW RESOURCES Elizabeth Eckford is depicted in this photograph taken by Will Counts in 1957. It is one of the top 100 photographs of the 20th century, according to the Associated Press. Hazel Mass…

Reading

Civil Rights – The Kulture Kidz

Civil Rights – The Kulture Kidzhttp://thekulturekidz.com/tag/civil-rights/A collection of short texts with information in easy language (A2)

 

Civil Rights Movement | History, Causes, Purpose

Civil Rights Movement | History, Causes, Purposehttp://www.english-online.at/history/civil-rights-movement/civil-rights-movement-history-and-causes.htmThroughout American history, different groups of citizens have fought for rights that the American Constitution gave them.

 

The Origins of Jim Crow - Jim Crow Museum - Ferris State University

The Origins of Jim Crow – Jim Crow Museum – Ferris State Universityhttps://ferris.edu/jimcrow/origins.htmA portal to several texts about the Jim Crow Laws

 

The Melba Pattillo Story: Integrating Central High | Scholastic.com

The Melba Pattillo Story: Integrating Central High | Scholastic.comhttp://teacher.scholastic.com/barrier/hwyf/mpbstory/Culture & Change Home Women Who Changed History Home   In September 1957, Melba Pattillo and eight other teenagers became the first African-American students to attend…

Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights | Scholastic.com

Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights | Scholastic.comhttp://teacher.scholastic.com/rosa/index.htm Rosa Parks, “The Mother of the Modern-day Civil Rights Movement,” describes her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott

African American Odyssey: The Civil Rights Era (Part 1)

African American Odyssey: The Civil Rights Era (Part 1)http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart9.htmlThe post-war era marked a period of unprecedented energy against the second class citizenship accorded to African Americans in many parts of the nation.

The Selma-to-Montgomery Marches - National Geographic Society

The Selma-to-Montgomery Marches – National Geographic Societyhttps://www.nationalgeographic.org/news/selma-montgomery-marches-and-1965-voting-rights-act/Article on how civil rights activists marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and helped the Voting Rights Act of 1965 pass.

 

Selma to Montgomery: Pivotal in Civil Rights - Photo Essays - TIME

Selma to Montgomery: Pivotal in Civil Rights – Photo Essays – TIMEhttp://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1973747_2091481,00.htmlShockingThe attacks were captured by television and news cameras and the images of the angry, racist police beating on black marchers appeared on newspapers and in magazines…
Black Monuments – The Rape of Recy Taylorhttps://mic.com/interactives/black-monuments/recy-taylor#.sQgXAteTpIt was Sept. 3, 1944, a Sunday like most: church during the day, a stroll back home afterward to her house in Abbeville, Alabama.

Celebrate Black History Month - The New York Times

Celebrate Black History Month – The New York Timeshttps://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/01/celebrate-black-history-month/Historical Times articles, lesson plans, crosswords, multimedia and more from The Learning Network and the New York Times.
EFL / ESL Materials | Civil Rights Movementhttp://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/efl-esl-resources.php?c=35The Civil Rights Movement Reading Comprehension activities

Listening

American History: The Civil Rights Movement

American History: The Civil Rights Movementhttps://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/american-history-the-civil-rights-movement-133568983/116261.htmlThe 1960s brought major gains in equal rights for black Americans | THE MAKING OF A NATION

ESL FIVE: Rosa Parks: Mother of The Civil Rights Movement, From Voice of America.

ESL FIVE: Rosa Parks: Mother of The Civil Rights Movement, From Voice of America.http://eslfive.blogspot.se/2010/02/rosa-parks-mother-of-civil-rights.htmlToday, we tell about Rosa Parks, who has been called the mother of the American civil rights movement.

Listenwise - Comparing Black Lives Matter to Civil Rights Movement

Listenwise – Comparing Black Lives Matter to Civil Rights Movementhttps://listenwise.com/teach/events/819-comparing-black-lives-matter-to-civil-rights-movementThere are parallels between the race struggles of Martin Luther King half a century ago and the Black Lives Matter movement of today.

Viewing

Civil Rights Movement Cartoon: Watch this Civil Rights Movement for Children Cartoon (Black History) / ViewPure

Civil Rights Movement Cartoon: Watch this Civil Rights Movement for Children Cartoon (Black History) / ViewPure (3:00)http://viewpure.com/jaeMr7dk6OQ?ref=trWatch an overview of the African American Civil Rights Movement for kids (Black History). Click CC for subtitles

Black History Month Exclusive Videos & Features - HISTORY.com

Black History Month Exclusive Videos & Features – HISTORY.comhttp://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-month/videosCheck out exclusive Black History Month videos and features. Browse the latest Black History Month videos and more on HISTORY.com.

Resources :: To Shatter the Foundations of White Supremacy | Smithsonian Learning Lab

Resources:: To Shatter the Foundations of White Supremacy | Smithsonian Learning Labhttps://learninglab.si.edu/resources/view/278948At the height of the Civil Rights Movement in 1964, the Freedom Summer project drew thousands of volunteers to register black voters

 

Resources :: The March on Washington | Smithsonian Learning Lab

Resources:: The March on Washington | Smithsonian Learning Labhttps://learninglab.si.edu/resources/view/1063The 1963 March on Washington was a milestone in the Civil Rights Movement.

 

Birmingham, Alabama's children helped change America's laws on racial discrimination | The Economist - YouTube

Birmingham, Alabama’s children helped change America’s laws on racial discrimination | The Economist – YouTube (4:43)https://youtu.be/xtlPydktxOcGwendolyn Webb has been a civil rights activist since she was 14 years old. She tells us what happened when she took part in a seminal civil rights march

"Freedom Riders" Trailer - YouTube

“Freedom Riders” Trailer – YouTube (2:16)https://youtu.be/d8CAKAXR-AM“Freedom Riders”; segregation seemed to have an overwhelming grip on American society.

American Freedom Stories: Civil Rights Foot Soldiers - YouTube

American Freedom Stories: Civil Rights Foot Soldiers – YouTube (4:09)https://youtu.be/cWRJaSuDhTkThey will never get their names in the history books, yet the foot soldiers of the Civil Rights movement changed history for the better through their unsung …
What I Know About King (3:00)https://www.facebook.com/Upworthy/videos/2177743028933210/“You hear how no one asked us how we are doing today. Or if we need anything. Or if we have eaten.” Special thanks to Youth Speaks

Black History Month Collection | Classroom Resources | PBS LearningMedia

Black History Month Collection | Classroom Resources | PBS LearningMediahttps://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/black-history-collection/#.Wn1WHqh5VEaThe history of African Americans in Georgia dates back to the earliest days of slavery in the colony.

Worksheets

8 FREE ESL civil rights worksheetshttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/search_result?Tags=civil%20rights&searchworksheet=GO&type=PrintablesPrintable Worksheets for intermediate students

Interactive

BBC Scotland Education - History - Free at Last:Timeline Enhanced Version

BBC Scotland Education – History – Free at Last: Timeline Enhanced Versionhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/hist/freeatlast/timeline/enhanced/A timeline with windows of short texts with information

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