Civil Rights 6: Constitution Day 2014: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Its Current Implications 1

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Topics in this archived program include provisions of the Act itself, the political, cultural, and legal forces that caused its passage, and the Constitutional concepts that were at issue. Also discussed is the importance of the Act and its impact on American life at the time of its passage and its continuing impact through subsequent legislation and the civil rights movement today.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 140: Missouri Bar Civil Rights Act of 1964 Curriculum Package

Gain new insights into the Civil Rights Act of 1964 through the background information, online resources, and lesson plans provided in this Missouri Bar curriculum package created for our 2014 Constitution Day program. This tool can be used in conjunction with our Educate.Today video, "Civil Rights 6: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Its Current Implications 1" and "Civil Rights 7: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Its Current Implications 2."

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Teacher Tool 141: Civil Rights Act of 1964 Program Study Guide

Use this study guide to learn more about the Educate.Today video: Civil Rights 6: Constitution Day 2014: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Its Current Implications program 1 and Civil Rights 7: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Its Current Implications Program 2. Contents include a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities.

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Teacher Tool 300: Cross Curricular Activity--Understanding History Through Different Mediums

This interdisciplinary teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to: 1) provide students the opportunity to present and interpret what they know about an historic event or time period through a medium of their choice, and 2) get students thinking about different ways history can be presented and interpreted, and how the medium chosen for presentation of an historic event or time period might affect a person's understanding of that history. This activity is designed to be used with any Educate.Today history video(s) that you our your students choose.

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Teacher Tool 306: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through drama. This teacher tool could be used with any Educate.Today video(s) you our your students choose.

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Teacher Tool 307: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through a Graphic Novel

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an arts integration activity giving students the opportunity to share their understanding of the subject matter of the video through the creation of a graphic novel. This activity could be used with any Educate.Today video(s) of your or your students' choice.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 566: Cross-Curricular Activity--Understanding History Through Images

Download this teacher tool for an activity that gives students the opportunity to present their understanding of, and perspective on, history through images chosen or created. This activity is designed to be used with any Educate.Today history video(s) that you or your students choose.

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Teacher Tool 724: Creation Station Activity--Civil Rights Timeline

This teacher tool provides a hands-on Creation Station timeline activity focused on your students' study of the America's Civil Rights Movement. This activity can accompany the Educate.Today video where you found it as well as any other "Civil Rights" videos on the Educate.Today website. Just type "Civil Rights" as your keyword search to see videos students could use in their research to create their timeline.

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