In the 1950s and ’60s, the civil rights movement brought sweeping reforms to nearly all facets of American life. With historical photographs and videos, Rosen Publishing’s Spotlight on the Civil Rights Movement records the 20th century’s most significant moments in the struggle for equality.
Monroe One BOCES School Library System has purchased all 13 books from this ROSEN ebook series and offers them for free to all of its school libraries.
- Affirmative Action
- Brown v. Board of Education
- Freedom Riders
- Lyndon B. Johnson and the Civil Rights Act
- Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
- Sit-Ins and Nonviolent Protest for Racial Equality
- The Black Power Movement and Civil Unrest
- The Life and Death of Malcom X
- The Life and Death of Martin Luther King Jr.
- The Little Rock Desegregation Crisis
- The March on Washington
- The Murder of Emmett Till
Each ebook includes lesson plans, inquiry and project-based learning activities, primary sources – including historical documents and photos, biographies of key individuals, correlation to national and state standards, and an easy-to-use planning guide. These are incredible resources.
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WXXI has also made some great resources available for grades 3-7 about Martin Luther King Jr, just in time to celebrate his national annual holiday. These include a five minute video aligned to History and Civics standards, and a Lesson Plan. These are available in Spanish and are housed on PBS Learning Media, which is free for New York Educators.
Take advantage of these valuable resources today!