Ch 5: Civil Rights for Elementary School

About This Chapter

The short lessons in this chapter can ensure your elementary school student has a quality understanding of civil rights. Whether used in the classroom, or reviewed at home, the lessons make learning about civil rights simple.

Civil Rights for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

If you are looking for ways to help your student better understand civil rights, this entertaining chapter can help! Lessons provide an in-depth look at the meaning of civil rights, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and more to make this unique period in American history come to life. Lessons are accessible from any computer, smartphone or tablet and can be reviewed whenever convenient. Short multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam can assess comprehension of civil rights and reinforce lesson concepts.

Who It's For

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

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the meaning of and facts associated with civil rights
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about civil rights
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning U.S. 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 civil rights
  • Students who struggle to understand their U.S. history teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra U.S. history resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover civil rights topics 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.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands civil rights by completing the Civil Rights for Elementary School chapter exam.

14 Lessons in Chapter 5: Civil Rights for Elementary School
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Civil Rights Definition: Lesson for Kids

1. Civil Rights Definition: Lesson for Kids

Did you know that your civil rights are some of the most important things you have ever received? Come and learn about what civil rights are, why they are important and about some of the civil rights struggles from the past.

Civil Rights Act of 1964: Lesson for Kids

2. Civil Rights Act of 1964: Lesson for Kids

What does equality mean to you? Maybe you feel that if you get a chance to be at the front of the lunch line, your friends should have the same opportunity. That is equal and fair. Before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, many people were treated unfairly on a daily basis.

Civil Rights Movement Leaders & Heroes: Lesson for Kids

3. Civil Rights Movement Leaders & Heroes: Lesson for Kids

Civil rights leaders made important changes in the history of the United States. In this lesson, learn about some leaders and heroes who worked hard to make the lives of African Americans better.

Civil Rights Vocabulary Words: Lesson for Kids

4. Civil Rights Vocabulary Words: Lesson for Kids

The Civil Rights Movement was a huge moment in history; there are many new vocabulary words that you'll need to learn in order to understand this historical event. Come and learn about some of these words in this lesson.

Sit-ins of the Civil Rights Movement: Lesson for Kids

5. Sit-ins of the Civil Rights Movement: Lesson for Kids

The Civil Rights Movement was a time in American history when African-Americans fought for equality. In this lesson, learn about how sit-ins around the country were a way that African-Americans could protest how they were being treated.

Civil Rights Cases of 1883: Lesson for Kids

6. Civil Rights Cases of 1883: Lesson for Kids

In 1883, the United States Supreme Court decided on five cases all together, and these are remembered as the Civil Rights Cases. This decision made it possible for discrimination against non-whites, leading to an era where blacks did not have the same privileges as whites.

Civil Rights Act of 1875: Lesson for Kids

7. Civil Rights Act of 1875: Lesson for Kids

The Civil Rights Act of 1875 was a law that banned racial discrimination and guaranteed access to things like public transportation for everyone. Come learn about this law and what eventually happened to it.

Civil Rights Act of 1866: Lesson for Kids

8. Civil Rights Act of 1866: Lesson for Kids

The year 1866 began the discussion of civil rights. Congress overrode a President's veto, and civil rights were addressed by the federal government for the first time. Read on to learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1866.

Segregation in America Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

9. Segregation in America Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

In this lesson, you'll get a brief overview of segregation. You'll learn about when segregation occurred and how it impacted American citizens through the years.

Montgomery Bus Boycott Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary

10. Montgomery Bus Boycott Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary

The Montgomery bus boycott was an event that sparked a major civil rights movement. Emerging from it were two main characters who would become household names. This lesson explains what the boycott was, the effects that it had and the ultimate outcome that changed history.

What is Racial Justice? - Lesson for Kids

11. What is Racial Justice? - Lesson for Kids

Racial justice is at the forefront of everything that is currently happening in the US, yet you might not quite understand what it is or why it's important. This lesson will help you break apart and understand racial justice and its significance.

Black History Month Lesson for Kids: People, Quotes & Facts

12. Black History Month Lesson for Kids: People, Quotes & Facts

Learning about history is cool and learning about different races and cultures is even cooler. ome and learn about how this is done during Black History Month, with a focus on its purpose, people, and quotes to live by.

1963 March on Washington Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts

13. 1963 March on Washington Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts

The March on Washington in 1963 was a massive demonstration by the American people expressing their desire for change in the country. In this lesson you will learn about the reasons for the march, as well as a famous speech that took place there.

Women's Rights Movement Lesson for Kids: Timeline & Facts

14. Women's Rights Movement Lesson for Kids: Timeline & Facts

The Women's Rights Movement was a period in American history when leaders worked hard to change laws and ideas about what women were allowed to do. In this lesson, learn how the movement began, what changes occurred, and how the movement impacted the lives of women today.

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