Challenging the 1st Amendment (2)

Lesson Goal(s):

  • Engage students in lively analysis and discussion of current civil rights issues and ongoing First Amendment freedom of speech rights of student athletes
  • Challenge students to understand another person’s point of view

Taken from: African-American athletes in Arkansas : Muhammad Ali’s tour, black Razorbacks, & other forgotten stories by Evin Demirel (ISBN: 978-0-9990083-1-7)

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of Evin Demirel

Grade Level:5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High School
Time period: Modern Era 1968 to Present; World War II Through the Civil Rights Era 1941-1967

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.

Era5.5.AH.9-12.4, Era6.6.AH.9-12.4, H.7.AH.7-8.8, IE.6.AAH.2, JU.7.AAH.2, PD.3.C.1, PD.4.C.3, PD.4.C.7

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