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ERIC Number: ED463209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: KIDSNET, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama