Daisy Lee Gatson Bates

Objectives: To identify major civil rights leaders; To learn that ordinary men and women struggled
for their beliefs and the beliefs of others during the Civil Rights Movement; All the participants of the Civil Rights Movement –
famous or otherwise – deserve to have their stories told; All persons have the obligation to pass stories related to the Civil Rights Movement to younger people.
Lesson Plan

Courtesy of >Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

Grade Level: K-4 Elementary School; 5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High School

Time period: 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.



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