All our videos teach through the power of story to make the history relevant and memorable. In this video-lesson, students learn the story of the murder of Emmett Till, the injustice of Jim Crow, and how the murder of Emmett Till sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Focusing on Emmett Till's life and the realities of race hatred in the South, the Jim Crow system covering Plessy vs Fergusson, Literacy Tests, Grandfather clause, and how Emmett Till’s murder led to the spark for civil rights. ✅ The lessons cover state-standards while making sure the content is still interesting.
A Timeline to Civil Rights Activity
After the video, notes, and quiz, students create a timeline of the events that led to Jim Crow and the early Civil Rights Movement that challenged the Jim Crow System, including Emmett Till’s murder and Jackie Robinson crossing the color line. Scaffolding is included to support students create the timeline in this engaging causes of the Civil Rights Movement lesson plan.
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