Title: Influential People of the Civil Rights Era
Grade Level: 5th
Georgia Performance Standard(s):
SS5H8: Student will describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950-1975 (specifically during the Civil Rights era)
b) explain key people of the Civil Rights era and their activities.
c) describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
How did the actions of (specific person) influence others?
How was the Civil Rights movement influenced by people's beliefs and ideals?
Created by: Kate Butler-Plumb
Description: The purpose of this WebQuest is to enable the students to do research on an influential person from the Civil Rights era and present thier findings to the class using a creative method (exhibit). The students become the experts and educate the other students in the class.