Fun, hands-on project has students creating their own bus and reading the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Included is a short, one-page story about Rosa Parks and how the famous bus boycott began and bus templates to cut out and color based off pictures of the actual bus Rosa Parks was arrested on. On top of the bus, students then write an adjective that describes her and present it to the class. A fantastic, fun activity to help your students get to know a civil rights…
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". In June of she was presented with a Congressional Gold Medal.
ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall.
Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956.
On December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. She was arrested for not giving up that seat.
This image shows the segregation of buses in Texas and how black people were told to sit in the back of the bus. The front of the bus were only for white people. In some buses, signs were even placed to let people know where their place was to sit.