Why and how do people struggle for social justice?
changes would you like to make in your life in the lives of
people in your community? Why these changes? How will you go
about trying to make these changes?|
challenges might you meet as you try to make this challenges
and how will you meet these challenges?
were the motivations and goals of the people who joined the
Civil Rights Movement? What challenges did they meet and what
strategies for overcoming these challenges did they adopt? How
were their goals, challenges, and strategies tied to the specific
time and place in they lived?
do your goals, reasons, and strategies for achieving personal
and social change compare and contrast to the goals and strategies
of the people who joined the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s
ASSESSMENT - TWO PARTS
I. Have students return (day 9 or 10) to their initial response to
the question on handout #2,"What did Dr. King mean when he said,
"there is a certain kind of fire that no water can put out? How
does this idea connect to the events and individuals of the civil
rights movement?" and using what they have learned through this
unit, revise their response. This work can be done as an in-class
quiz done without any notes, or an open-note assignment done at home.
II. Essay on the following topic "What similaritie and
differences are there between the changes you want to make, and
the strategies you might use, and the changes people who joined
the civil rights movement wanted to make and the strategies they