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"Live in the Along": A Middle School Civil Rights Research and Presentation Project: EQ

This guide presents a sample unit illustrating the use of collaborative components in Destiny© and LibGuides for an 8th grade research and presentation project on Civil Rights.

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Through two World Wars, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights era, and beyond, the United States has attempted to define standards of equality and liberty for its citizens.

The struggle to grant equal rights could not have progressed without the influence of many great artists, musicians, poets, and performers whose talents have enriched the cultural heritage of all Americans.

For this project, you will think about ways in which creativity and history may have mingled to provide momentum to the Civil Rights movement of the twentieth century. You’ll focus on a small but important group of African-Americans as you try to answer the following Essential Question:

How does an artist contribute to the social movements of his or her lifetime?

A Question Before You Begin Your Research

How much impact do you think an artist can have on social movements?

A Question Before You Begin Your Research
A major impact: 0 votes (0%)
Some impact: 0 votes (0%)
A little impact: 1 votes (100%)
No impact: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 1