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Titans

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

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