Classroom Program Planning. Subject/Unit: People and Power Civil Rights in usa



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Classroom Program Planning. Subject/Unit: People and Power

Civil Rights in USA


Week/topics


Learning Strategies and Activities:

(Including Learning Technologies use)

Assessment Tasks:





Wk 1

(1)

16-20 July

PD Day
Area Study 1

Power and Authority

Term 3 Begins

  • Course outline

Introductory activities

  • Segregation of the 1930s: Photo Analysis and Worksheet

  • Introductory activity: Film analysis: ‘Remember the Titans’ or ‘Help’ which highlights segregation in US or Mississippi Burning

Content:

  • PowerPoint: Declaration of Independence and American constitution and or Workbook Research Activity

Checkpoint Charlie’

  • Workbook Activity: Research Activity on Declaration of Independence.





Wk 2

(2)

23-27 July
Years 10-12 Academic Award Assembly (1 Aug.)
Unit ¾ Parent teacher interviews

(2 Aug)
Area Study 1

Power and Authority



Content:

  • Handout: ‘How Free and Equal’ were Afro Americans by 1954?

  • Crossword on glossary terms on Civil Rights

Checkpoint Charlie’

  • Workbook Activity: Investigation on Early black rights leaders and formation of KKK.

Content:

  • Activity: Jim Crow laws on wikis

  • Handout: National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)

  • Cartoon analysis

  • Possible Film analysis: Guess who is coming to Dinner







Wk 3

(1)

30 July-3 August
Area Study 1

Power and Authority


Content:

  • Dissecting the film: Guess who is coming to Dinner and its relationship with the Jim Crow laws and segregation.

  • Revisit scenes from the ‘Remember the Titans’ or ‘Help’ or ‘Help’ or ‘Mississippi Burning’ in relation to Jim Crow. Comparison between the two films.

Outcome 1 and Outcome 4

  • Preparation for SAC 1 i.e. bringing together key ideas and content




Preparation for SAC 1: Visual analysis of a cartoon or film.
SAC 4: Work Book

Wk 4

(2)

6-10 August
Odyssey Week
Year 11 Formal

(10 Aug)
Area Study 2

Dissenting groups and challenges

Outcome 1 and Outcome 4

  • Complete SAC 1

Outcome 2A

  • Begin SAC 2A: Oral Presentation. Students investigate a particular Civil Rights Leader and Key Events.

Content:

  • Handout: Segregation in the United States in the 1950s.

  • Handout: Brown v. Board of Education

  • Handout: Written Document analysis of Brown v. Board of Education

  • Handout: Online investigation of Little Rock.

  • Handout: Photo analysis of Little Rock



SAC 1: Visual analysis of a cartoon or film.

Wk 5

(1)

13-17 August
Exeat weekend

Years 10-12 Winter Sports Assembly

(15 Aug.)
Cross campus Football/netball

(17 Aug)
Area Study 2

Dissenting groups and challenges

Content:

  • Handout: Film analysis on the Montgomery Bus Boycott and/or/or Mississippi Burning/Remember the Titans

Checkpoint Charlie’



  • Workbook Activity: Comparison questions on the film analysis.






Wk 6

(2)

20-24 August
Year 10 & 11

Parent Teacher Interviews

(21 August)

Outcome 2A

  • Presentations to be completed.

Content:

  • Handouts/Activities: Montgomery bus boycott and Rosa Parks

  • Handout: Film analysis on the Montgomery Bus Boycott and/or/or Mississippi Burning/Remember the Titans

  • Handout: newspaper article: Klan Kingpin charged




SAC 2A: Oral/Multimedia Presentation

Wk 7

(1)

27-31August-
Area Study 2

Dissenting groups and challenges

Content:

  • Film analysis of Mississippi Burning or Remember the Titans-relates well to Little Rock-Desegregation of schools.

  • Handout: Investigation of Mississippi Burning.



Outcome 2B

  • Handout: Preparation sheet for Outcome 2B



Preparation for SAC 2B: Essay


Wk 8

(2)

3-7 September
Years 10-12 Winter Sports/Arts/

Service Awards

(5 Sept)
Area Study 2

Dissenting groups and challenges

Content:

  • Preparation for an essay on the groups e.g. NAACP and Malcolm X and the events that help to mobilize people, and challenge authority.

  • Students begin researching several key individuals and groups relating to the civil rights movement by utilizing the Internet.




Preparation for SAC 2B: Essay
SAC 4: WORKBOOK

Wk 9.

(1)

10-14 September
Area Study 2

Dissenting groups and challenges

Outcome 2B

  • Students work on their research for their essay so that their notes are ready for the SAC.

  • Preparation for the SAC. Compiling the key ideas and content through inspiration or other graphic organizers.

  • Complete Essay under test conditions.

Content:

  • Handout: ‘We shall overcome’ did they?

  • Handout: The growing Militancy of the Civil Rights Movement, 1950-1980.


SAC 2B: Essay

Wk 10

(2)

17-21 September
Area Study 3

Change


Content:

  • PowerPoint presentation on the background information

  • PowerPoint on 1964 Civil rights Act success?

  • Handout: Birmingham 1963

  • PowerPoint 1964 Civil rights Act The legacy

  • Newspaper article: fifty years after Rosa Parks, it’s still a black and white world.

Checkpoint Charlie’



  • Workbook Activity: Reflection piece of success of the individuals/organisations.



End of Term 3




Wk 1

(1)

8-12 October

PD Day
Area Study 3

Change

Term 4 Begins

Outcome 2B



Preparation for SAC 3:

Historiographical Exercise

Wk 2

(2)

15-19 October


Area Study 3

Change

Outcome 2B

  • Preparation for Historiographical Exercise


Exam

  • Revision Handout given



SAC 3: Historiographical Exercise
Exam Preparation


Wk 3

(1)

22-26 October
Final Assembly for Year 12s

(22 Oct)
Valedictory Dinner

(22 Oct)
Area Study 3

Change


Exam

  • Students are to work on their exam notes.


Exam Preparation



Wk 4

(2)

29 October-2 November
Melbourne Cup/Exeat Weekend
Year 12 Examinations start on 1th November



Exam

  • Revision for the Exam

Exam Preparation

Wk 5

(1)

5-9 November

Year 10 /11 Examinations start

(9 Nov.)


  • Start of Exam Week




Wk 6

(2)

12-16 November

Year 11 Examinations finish

(21 Nov.)
Year 10 Examinations finish

(16 Nov.)


  • Exam Week Finishes




Wk 7

(1)

19-23 November

Year 10 work Experience
Year 11 Preparatory Program

(22 Aug)


Preparatory Program Begins for VCE Subjects.




Wk 8

(2)

26-30 November

Last day of classes for Years 10 & 11

(30 Nov)




End of Term 4 for Year 11 students






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