Throughout American history, African Americans and their allies have fought for equality and justice. This timeline will include events and/or people who have enacted change from 1965 following the Voting Rights Act to the present. There are many watershed events throughout history that have made the slow march to progress and justice possible. Students will create a timeline that includes 5-10 of these important milestones. They will include a short description of each event and create an illustration with appropriate scenes, characters and items.
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Objective: Create a timeline in chronological order with accurate dates, descriptions and illustrations for 5-10 major milestones in the history of Racial Justice in America from 1965 to the present.
Requirements: 5-10 major milestones listed with correct dates, 1-3 sentence description and appropriate illustration
Grade Level 6-12
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Timelines