Krista Pearce - Technology Tools Assignment - Module 4
Students are asked to create a story about a seminal event that occurred during the Civil Rights Movement.U.S. History Grades 9-12
This student chose Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.
Parks refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus and she was arrested.
Content StandardsStandards from TN Department of Education for Social Studies grades 9-12.Standard 1 (AAH.39): Explain how legal victories prior to 1954 inspired and propelled the Civil Rights Movement.Standard 2 (AAH.40): Describe the impact of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, and evaluate the resistance to the decision and the reactions that followed.Standard 3 (AAH.41): Describe various methods employed by African Americans to obtain civil rights.Standard 4 (AAH.42): Summarize the Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee, including: the integration of Clinton High School, sit-ins in Nashville, and the activities of Diane Nash and Jim Lawson.Standard 5 (AAH.43): Identify various organizations and their roles in the Civil Rights Movement (e.g., Black Panthers, Highlander Folk School, SNCC).Standard 6 (AAH.44): Identify legal victories of the Civil Rights Movement (e.g., Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965, 24th Amendment).Standard 7 (AAH.45): Assess the extent to which the Civil Rights Movement transformed American politics and society.Standard 8 (AAH.46): Discuss the impact of the Vietnam War on the Civil Rights Movement.
African Americans were asked to boycott buses on the day of Parks' trial, December 5, 1955. The boycott ended up lasting for 381 days, becoming known as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a huge success. It ended with a Supreme Court ruling declaring segregation on public transit systems to be unconstitutional. This was a pivotal event in the Civil Rights Movement.
ISTE Standards*SISTE*S.3.C - Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.