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    Titans Titans Presentation Transcript

    • Remember the Titans
    • Before watching the movie students will need an understanding of the following topics:
      Slavery in the USA
      American Civil War
      Civil Rights Movement
      Little Rock v Board of Education
      1968 Olympics
      Background information
    • Decide which topic you would like to explore further.
      Compile your information and decide how you can share your knowledge with others in the class.
      Become the expert
    • Investigate the beginnings of slavery in the United States.
      1. Explain how slavery developed in the USA through maps, a photograph montage or other visual means.
      2. Write and perform a monologue describing what it was like to be a slave. This may be done as a podcast or vodcast if you prefer.
      3. Create a timeline showing the history of slavery in the United States.
      Slavery in the USA
    • Find out about the American Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg.
      1. Create a map showing who was involved in the American Civil War.
      2. Write a letter home explaining the events of the Battle of Gettysburg.
      3. Investigate what it was like to be a black soldier during the American Civil War. Explain your experiences to the people of your town.
      The American Civil War
    • Investigate racial segregation.
      1. Find some images illustrating racial segregation. Explain how both white and black people may have felt about it.
      2. Investigate Rosa Parks.
      a) Write a short biography about her, explaining her importance.
      b) Re-enact the event for which she became famous.
      Civil Rights Movement
    • Find out about the history of the Little Rock 9 and Brown versus the Board of Education.
      1. Imagine you are a news reporter at the time. Write or record a news report explaining what this case was about.
      2. Discuss the judge’s ruling on this case and explain what the results were.
      Little Rock v Board of Education
    • Explore and explain the significance of the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympic Games.
      Have a look at the following video to help you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fML9GOfiuBs
      1. Imagine you were one of the people involved in the incident. Explain/re-enact what actually happened, including what was meant by the gesture.
      2. Create a “Black Power” poster, explaining what happened, and why the action was taken.
      1968 Olympics