Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Selma March for Civil Rights Reading, Worksheet, and Interactive Notebook

This excellent Civil Rights Movement resource features an information text style reading on the historic 1965 Selma to Montgomery March for voting rights. Also included is a reading comprehension worksheet and Interactive Notebook page for your students to use based on the reading!

The 1-page reading describes the purpose and leaders of the Selma March as well as the infamous events on Edmund Pettus Bridge. It concludes with the effect the March had on getting the Voting Rights Act of 1965 passed.

The worksheet features questions designed to get your students to think critically about the March and gauge their reading comprehension skills. A key for this is included for your convenience.

Finally, the Interactive Notebook page has students create their own vision of what happened on Pettus Bridge and describe the groups involved. This is a great activity for students to work on based on what they read! Completed sample versions are also included for you to look at with the download.

You can download this great resource on the Selma March by clicking here!

Thanks so much for looking!

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