Have the students research news events and important information that citizens needed to know at the time of the 1960s. Have the students combine their research materials into a small newspaper describing life during the 1960s.
Interview with someone that remembers 1963
Have students interview people from their family that were alive in 1963 and remember how things were. Have the students ask about costs of living, fashion trends, political figures, favorite movies and t.v. shows during that time. Have the students come up with a fun way of presenting the information they discovered from their family members to the class.
Just like Martin Luther King, Jr. brought hope to American Negros in the 1960s, the students will help bring hope to those in need. Have students make a list of charities that they could contribute to. Have the students list ideas that would benefit...
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