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TitleProtest Songs Webquest Roles and Tasks
TagsJohn F. Kennedy Rosa Parks Brown V. Board Of Education Racial Segregation African American Civil Rights Movement (1954–1968)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protest_song
http://www.prof2000.pt/users/essg/escola/webquest/index.html#resources

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You are an African - American who witnessed some of the most important moments in the fight against

segregation in the fifties and sixties in the U.S. and was actively involved in that fight.

Your task is to search for and organize information about the following subjects:

 Segregation on buses
 Segregation in restaurants
 "Whites only" rules at public facilities
 The right to vote

Follow these steps:

1. Divide tasks among the members of the group:


2. Conduct an Internet search for your role using the Resources provided.
3. Find out:

o what segregation on buses consisted of
o who Rosa Parks was
o how she showed her opposition to segregation on buses
o what role she played in the bus boycott
o who organized the boycott
o what the consequences of the boycott were
o which fields segregation was felt in
o why so many blacks were disenfranchised

4. Organize that information and write:
o a short biography of Rosa Parks, explaining why she was arrested
o a leaflet for a campaign to end segregation on buses to be delivered to the population of

Montgomery
o a list of the most important achievements in the fight for Civil Rights

5. Get a title for your part of the exhibit
6. Get from the Internet or other sources photos, images and real documents of the time to illustrate

your texts
7. Organize the final product






http://www.prof2000.pt/users/essg/escola/webquest/index.html#resources

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You are an American student who witnessed some of the most important moments in the fight against

segregation and in the anti-war movement in the fifties, sixties and early seventies in the U.S.

Your task is to search for and organize information about the following subjects:

 Segregation in education

 Sit-ins

 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

 Little Rock High School, Arkansas

Follow these steps:

1. Divide tasks among the members of the group:



2. Conduct an Internet search for your role using the Resources provided online on Miss Angel’s

Website.

3. Find out:

o what segregation in education consisted of

o what the purpose of sit-ins was

o how the fight against segregation in schools began

o what the consequences of the legal action Brown v. Board of Education were

o what happened at Little Rock High School, Arkansas

4. Organize that information and write:

o a report on the Brown v. Board of Education case

o a list of the most important achievements in the fight for equality in education

5. Get a title for your part of the exhibit

6. Get from the Internet or other sources photos, images and real documents of the time to illustrate

your texts

7. Organize the final product





http://www.prof2000.pt/users/essg/escola/webquest/index.html#resources

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You are a pacifist and you were actively involved in the anti-Vietnam War movement in the sixties and

early seventies in the U.S.

Your task is to search for and organize information about the following subjects:

 American involvement in the Vietnam War

 anti-war movement

Follow these steps:

1. Divide tasks among the members of the group:



2. Conduct an Internet search for your role using the Resources provided online on Miss Angel’s

website..

3. Find out:

o how the Americans got involved in the Vietnam War

o what the anti-war movement consisted of

o what happened at Kent State University on May, 4, 1970

4. Organize that information and write:

o a report on the involvement (engagement ) of the U.S in the Vietnam War

o a list of the major events and the evolution of the war

o a pamphlet to be distributed at a university protest against the events of May 4, 1970

5. Get a title for your part of the exhibit

6. Get from the Internet or other sources photos, images and real documents of the time to illustrate

your texts

7. Organize the final product









http://www.prof2000.pt/users/essg/escola/webquest/index.html#resources

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You are an American singer who performed at many concerts and was actively involved in the fight

against segregation and in the anti-war movement in the sixties and early seventies in the U.S.

You were invited to collaborate with a music magazine and tell about your experience in that field and write about

the protest songs of the time.

Your task is to search for and organize information about the following subjects:

 the role protest songs played in the fight for civil rights and in the anti-war movement

 well known protest singers/groups

 protest songs

Follow these steps:

1. Divide tasks among the members of the group:



2. Conduct an Internet search for your role using the Resources provided online on Miss Angel’s

Website.

3. Find out:

o what role protest songs played in the fight for Civil Rights

o which groups or singers were actively involved in that fight

o what some of the most significant protest songs of the time were

o what people were protesting against

4. Organize that information and select:

o a collection of protest songs

5. then write:

o the biographies of two protest singers

o a list of the different messages the songs conveyed

o a description of the atmosphere in a concert where protest songs were sung

6. a suggestion:

o if a member of your group can play the guitar, it would be a good idea to rehearse one of

the songs and play it during your presentation

o if you prefer, you may compose your own

7. Get a title for your part of the exhibit

8. Get from the Internet or other sources photos, images and real documents of the time to illustrate

your texts

9. Organize the final product

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