Montgomery Bus Boycott Comic Artifact Exploration

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 9/24/2012

Students can guide themselves to a deeper understanding of the Montgomery bus boycott with this 2-page activity sheet. The sheet includes description and analysis questions to use alongside the digitized version of a comic book about the nonviolent bus boycotts, suggestions for other related online resources, and possible extension activities. The student activity sheet is written for middle or high school students who are fluent in English.

The digitized document is a part of Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship, a learning portal for recent immigrants studying for naturalization. The online descriptive captions are written at a “low-intermediate” ESL level.

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