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FSP Curriculum Guides: Emmett Till

Grades 6-12

Events in the Life of Emmitt Till
Students will learn who Emmett Till was and the significance of his role in Black History, and will place events of his life in chronological order and within the context of other Civil Rights Movement events.

Primary Learning Objectives
Students will learn who Emmett Till was and the significance of his role in Black History.

Primary Learning Outcomes (Teacher’s Questions for Students)
Who was Emmett Till? What are some facts about Emmett Till's life? In what ways did his death affect the Civil Rights Movement?

Additional Learning Outcomes (Teacher’s Questions for Students)
Can you actively and properly participate in class discussions and activities? What historical events lead up to Emmett Till's death? How do the events of his life fit in with the Civil Rights Movement? What was Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896)? What was Brown vs. the Board of Education , Topeka , KS (1954)? What was the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955)?

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