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Ch 26: Civil Rights Activists for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter to help elementary school students identify the work done by leaders of civil rights movements. Short, engaging lessons provide effective classroom resources while interactive quizzes can act as ready-made assignments.

Civil Rights Activists for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

These lessons act to bring the struggle for civil rights and its leaders to life for your student. Interesting study activities increase student engagement while helping them see the real people behind the historical figures. Once they have completed each lesson, short quizzes can help them be sure they fully understood the material.

Chapter Topics

  • Alice Paul
  • Medgar Evers
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Jesse Jackson
  • Madam C.J. Walker
  • Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Marcus Garvey

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with learning about civil rights activists will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about these leaders.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding who major civil rights activists were
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about civil rights activists
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning civil rights history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about the civil rights movement
  • Students who struggle to understand their history teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover civil rights leaders your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about civil rights activists.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands civil rights leaders by completing the Civil Rights Activists for Elementary School chapter exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 26: Civil Rights Activists for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Alice Paul Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

1. Alice Paul Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

Alice Paul was a woman who fought for women's right to vote. This lesson will teach you about who she was, what she believed, her protests, and some other interesting facts about her.

Medgar Evers Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

2. Medgar Evers Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

This lesson talks about Medgar Evers, a famous civil rights activist in Mississippi. Learn about his life, his work, and his courage during this difficult time in American history.

Coretta Scott King Lesson for Kids: Biography, Award & Facts

3. Coretta Scott King Lesson for Kids: Biography, Award & Facts

You are probably familiar with the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., but did you know that his wife fought hard for civil rights also? Read on to learn more about Coretta Scott King and her achievements.

Shirley Chisholm Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

4. Shirley Chisholm Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

Shirley Chisholm was the first African-American woman to be elected to Congress. This lesson will teach you about her life, her accomplishments and some other interesting facts about her.

Jesse Jackson Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

5. Jesse Jackson Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

Jesse Jackson has been a leading African-American figure since the 1960s. As a friend of MLK, Jesse Jackson would go on to have a successful career of social activism. Learn about Jackson, his life, and his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.

Madam C.J. Walker Lesson for Kids: Biography, Facts & Timeline

6. Madam C.J. Walker Lesson for Kids: Biography, Facts & Timeline

Madam C.J. Walker was the first female African-American self-made millionaire in the United States. Come learn about Madam Walker, how hair products made her rich and why people call her 'madam.'

Emmeline Pankhurst Lesson for Kids: Biography, Timeline & Facts

7. Emmeline Pankhurst Lesson for Kids: Biography, Timeline & Facts

This lesson talks about the life of Emmeline Pankhurst, who fought to help women in England get the right to vote in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Find out how far Emmeline would go to make sure her voice would be heard!

Marcus Garvey Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

8. Marcus Garvey Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts

Marcus Garvey was an important civil rights activist who inspired many black leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr. In this lesson, discover more about the life and ideas of Marcus Garvey.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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