Civil Rights Movement Task Cards
Civil Rights Movement Task Cards are a great resource for reviewing concepts about the history of the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1900s. Civil Rights Movement Task Cards includes 28 task cards, 2 student response sheets, and an answer key. Questions are open-ended, multiple choice, and fill in the blank. Makes a great social studies center, scoot activity, or review game!
What will students review with these task cards?
- Effects and examples of segregation
- Supreme Court decisions related to segregation and the Civil Rights Movement (Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education)
- Important civil rights leaders, groups, and organizations (Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Freedom Riders, NAACP)
- Examples of passive resistance
- Important civil rights legislation (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965)
What standards are covered?
This resource closely matches most U.S. History standards related to the history of the Civil Rights Movement, although it is specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOL USII.9a.
Is a digital version included?
This Civil Rights Movement Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.
What are other buyers saying about this resource?
- “My students had so much fun playing scoot with these task cards, great resource.” (anonymous buyer)
- “Used as part of a review; kids enjoyed it.” (Lyndee S.)
Want to save money?
These Civil Rights Movement Task Cards are included in my U.S. History Task Cards Bundle Part 2 for a discounted price!
More U.S. History resources:
- Civil Rights Movement Unit
- Civil Rights Movement Escape Room
- U.S. History Curriculum Part 1
- U.S. History Curriculum Part 2
I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.
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