Unit 4- Civil Rights Culminating Task by shitingting

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									                     Civil Rights Culminating Task: Illustrated Scrapbook

Standard
11.10 Students analyze the development of federal civil rights and voting rights.

Directions
Students will assume the identity of a person living through the Civil Rights Movement (1952-1968) and
create a family scrapbook that would be passed down to following generations. This project must include a
letter to your son or daughter explaining the importance of the Civil Rights Movement and why you have
created this scrapbook. Also, this scrapbook must include four events which chronicles your experience
through the movement, supported by two primary sources per event. Each event must be written as an
eyewitness description. Final Project and Rough Drafts are due at the beginning of the period. No late
work will be accepted.


Each event must include at least two of the following primary sources, or one that is pre-approved by the
teacher:
    - Photos and a caption explaining the picture
    - Headlines or articles from a newspaper or magazine
    - Tickets to a speaking engagement
    - Speeches, poems, songs
    - Election results, campaign posters, debates, speeches
    - Supreme Court Rulings
    - Quotes from historic figures or eyewitnesses
    - Letters of correspondence
    - Propaganda posters, drawing, government issued ordinances

List of Events (One per page) Choose any four
    1. Formation of CORE
    2. School Integration (Brown v. Board, Little Rock Nine)
    3. Bus Boycott
    4. Lunch Counter Sit-ins
    5. Freedom Rides
    6. Birmingham (MLK Letter from Birmingham Jail, Church Bombings)
    7. 1963 March on Washington and “I Have A Dream” Speech
    8. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    9. Voting Rights Act of 1965 (Voter Education Project)
    10. Malcolm X, Black Panthers, Black Power
    11. Watts Riots
    12. Civil Rights Act of 1968
Mandatory Requirements

Teacher        Student
Assessment     Assessment     Description
___________    __________     A cover page for the scrapbook is decorated with quality in mind.
___________    __________     The letter (rough draft and final) must be typed.
___________    __________     Final draft has no spelling or grammar errors.
___________    __________     The first paragraph of letter must explain why you have created this
                              scrapbook.
___________    __________     The second paragraph of letter describes the Civil Rights Movement.
___________    __________     The third paragraph of letter analyzes the success of the ideals of the Civil
                              Rights Movement.
____________   __________     Four events have been chosen and a detailed, one paragraph, eyewitness
                              account is included.
____________   __________     Events are placed in chronological order in scrapbook and are labeled. One
                              event per page.
____________   __________     Each event describes the impact it had on you and the role you had in the
                              event.
____________   __________     Two different historically accurate primary sources are completed per event.
____________   __________     All pictures have a caption and is attached.
__________ ________           Four of the twelve topics have been discussed.
___________    __________     Rubric must be completed upon completion of the project.
___________    __________     Any missing parts will result in a zero for the assignment.


Teacher        Student
Assessment     Assessment     Description

___________    __________     All four events include an eyewitness account and two primary sources
                              which are historically accurate. (10 points per page)

_________      _________      Letter to son or daughter explaining the importance of the scrapbook and
                              why the scrapbook was created. (25 points)

_________      _________      Points given for submitting rough drafts on designated days.
                              (MON., WED. and FRI.)

_________      Total Points



***Any missing parts will result in a zero for the assignment.

***Final Project and Rough Drafts are due at the beginning of the period. No late work will be
   accepted.

*** I did not complete this project because …

								
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