Focus: Students learn about seven key figures who fought for a cause and, against great opposition, stood up for what they believed in: Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary McLeod Bethune, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Cesar Chavez. Students explore the connection between ideas and actions, and see how people can do extraordinary things to change a nation’s understanding and actions.
Number of Lessons: 9
Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: nonfiction • civil rights • human rights • suffrage • migrant workers • American government • African American history • civics