A PICTURE IS WORTH 1,000 WORDS : CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOJOURNAL PROJECT
You are responsible for researching and reporting on a gaining new knowledge on an aspect of the Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968) and communicating it in the media format of a photo journal. You will be designing pages that include a combination of photographs and text features with an original informative essay to create a collaborative book to share with our school community.
· Brown v. Board of Education
· Montgomery Bus Boycott
· Little Rock Nine
· Lunch Counter Sit-Ins – Greensboro, North Carolina· Ruby Bridges integrates William Franz Elementary
· Freedom Rides· John Lewis and the SNCC
· James Meredith
· Mississippi Riots
· Birmingham, Alabama - Bombings
· Birmingham, Alabama - Demonstrations
· Medgar Evers
· March on Washington
· Freedom Summer (voter registration)
· Civil Rights Act of 1964
· Selma, Alabama - Bloody Sunday
· Voting Rights Act of 1965
· Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
· Civil Rights Act of 1968
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Dr. Martin Luther King
as you draft your guiding questions consider.....
When and where did this event or topic take place?
What or who influenced this event or topic?
How did this topic influence or impact the Civil Rights Movement?
What was the outcome of this event or topic?
Who was associated with being a leader or organizer of this event or topic?
What image(s) can best represent this event or topic to others?