Lead On! Courageous Civil Rights Leaders

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will understand the role Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Cesar Chavez each had as courageous leaders in the civil rights movement. They will look at key events in each leader’s life that helped change laws and policies in the U.S.
Author: 
Jessica Medlin
Grade Range: 
1 and 3
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information