This unit is the advancement of the modern Civil Rights Movement. The Social Studies and Literacy skills addressed will enable the student to identify and describe cause-and-effect relationships, identify multiple points of view or biases, and ask questions that clarify opinions. The purpose is to explain the advancement of the modern Civil Rights Movement including the desegregation of the armed forces, Brown v. Board of Education, the roles of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, the Civil Rights acts, and the Voting Rights Act. This unit connects to the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate in the area of Life and Career Characteristics perseverance and work ethic.
South Carolina Department of Education
SC African American History Calendar
Lesson Plan Document(s)
two 45 minute class periods