Civil Rights Unit -Third Grade

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People who changed the course of history by their courage to speak or act

A RAFT Bin

ROLE
AUDIENCE
FORMAT
TOPIC
Yourself
__________
Thank you letter
Thank you for showing me what courage looks like in action.
Martin Luther King Jr. as a child in 1936
A friend's parents
Friendly letter
I like him because of who he is, not the color of his skin. Why can't I play with him?
Third Grade teacher
The teacher's students
Timeline
Ten dates that will teach your class about important moments in Civil Rights history.
Yourself
Your family and classmates
a poem
I have a dream of peace--write a poem and decorate a poster to show your dreams of peace.
Reporter
The Public
Newspaper article
What happened at Seneca Falls
Martin Luther King Jr.
Himself
Journal entry
Am I making a difference and what will happen in years to come?
Ruby Bridges
to the students of William Frantz School in Mississippi
a speech
Why I am no different than you are
You
Rosa Parks
A letter
I appreciate what you have done for Civil Rights
Concerned citizen about a racist act
Citizens of a certain city
Radio Announcement
Make a plea to the city's citizens to stop racist acts.
Girl student
Athlete
Local School
Board
Make a persuasive speech
You want girls to start having sports teams.