Story Guides Oh, Freedom Over Me! Teaching the Civil Rights Movement
Help your students learn about the important 20th-century turning points of the Civil Rights Movement with this collection of teaching tips, video instruction guides, and classroom activities.
- Who was Emmett Till? What decision did his mother make and why did she choose to do so? How did the murder of Emmett Till lead to the civil rights movement?
- What did African Americans do to end segregation of public transportation in Montgomery, Alabama? Provide several specific examples of the sacrifices they endured.
- What pivotal court case led to the desegregation of schools? Evaluate the success of the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board; how effective was the ruling in integrating schools?
- Overview: Oh, Freedom over Me!
- Visuals: Oh, Freedom over Me! (Visual)
- Outlines: Outline
- Transcripts: Transcript
- Lesson: Introduction
- Lesson: 1-Murder of Emmett Till
- Lesson: 2-Montgomery Bus Boycott
- Lesson: 3-Little Rock
- Lesson: Closing
- Photos & Illustrations: Lynchings: demonstrators protest Emmett Till slaying
- Photos & Illustrations: Parks, Rosa: at the front of a bus
- Photos & Illustrations: Segregation: drinking fountains
- Facts & Figures: Civil Rights Legislation, 1863–Present
- Reference Articles: Birmingham protests
- Reference Articles: Emmett Till Murder
- Reference Articles: Montgomery Bus Boycott
- Reference Articles: Segregation
- Reference Articles: Little Rock Desegregation Crisis
- Biographies: Bates, Daisy
- Biographies: Parks, Rosa
- Letters & Narratives: Robinson, Jo Ann: Letter to Montgomery Mayor (1954)
- Letters & Narratives: Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson: Account of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955)
- Speeches: Eisenhower, Dwight D.: Little Rock School Crisis speech (1957)
"Oh, Freedom over Me! Teaching the Civil Rights Movement." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2020, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2153087?cid=256. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.
Entry ID: 2153087