:.Other Fun Tasks:.
**In previous sections I highlighted but a few tasks they can experience about the topic. Here are a few more tasks the students can do:
- Recreate Amendments - When learning about Brown vs. Board of education both the 14th and 15th amendments were mentioned. Here students will either fix or add amendments they feel would have been needed at the time.
- Diary entry- Students will create a diary entries pretending they are an African American during the time of the civil rights movement, they will have at least 6 entries about what is going on and how they are feeling.
- Group Discussion- Students will find a key person involved in the civil rights movement, whom they found interesting and asked to research more about them to then share in a group discussion.
- Video Response- After watching a video on segregation, students will write a paragraph or two in response to the video.
- Journal entry- Students will write a journal entry on if they have ever witnessed any injustices due to race, ethnicity, or culture.
- Definitions- Students will have to match keys words (vocabulary) to its correct definition.
- Crossword puzzle- Students will complete a crossword puzzle dealing with the terms, key people, and events that happened during the civil rights movement.
- Research project- Students will be split into groups of 3 or 4 and asked to research an important event during the civil rights movement and then present it to the class using visuals as well.
- Newspaper article- Students will create two newspaper articles, on any event learned in class, in the point of view of a "white man" and another in the point of view of a man of "color".
- Timeline- Students will create a timeline of events that occurred during the civil rights movement on a big poster paper.