ERIC Number: ED463209
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
"The Rosa Parks Story": Guide for Educators.
Onish, Liane B.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, refused to give up her seat to a white man on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama, and she was arrested. On that day, Rosa Parks became the mother of the modern civil rights movement. This study guide may be used as a companion to "The Rosa Parks Story" video which aired on CBS television February 24, 2002. It is intended for students in grades 9-12. The guide presents a synopsis of Rosa Parks's life and the events surrounding her actions and offers tips for using the guide and Web site, suggesting before-viewing activities and after-viewing activities. It also lists "names to know," discusses Jim Crow laws, and provides relevant vocabulary and terms. The study guide furnishes discussion questions for social studies and history activities, for English and language arts activities, and for media literacy activities, and also provides a timeline. It suggests diverse student activities and informs teachers that "The Rose Parks Story" addresses themes developed by national professional educational organizations to meet national standards for those disciplines. Lists several resources (books, Web sites, and videos and films). (BT)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Leadership, Civil Rights, Critical Viewing, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Media Literacy, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, United States History
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: KIDSNET, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Alabama (Montgomery); Boycotts; National Social Studies Standards; Parks (Rosa); Standards for the English Language Arts
Note: Edited and researched by Helen Clark. Sponsored by Procter & Gamble, State Farm Insurance, and United Parcel Service. Photographs may not reproduce adequately. Videotape not available from ERIC.