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Amy Walsh

Get to Know Claudette Colvin

Grades: 4th Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Character Building

Student Instructions

Claudette Colvin was 15 when she became a major player in the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to give up her bus seat to a Caucasian rider. This was nine months before Rosa Parks was arrested for the same thing. Her strength was a stepping stone in changing how the world sees each other. Today, you are going to be learning more about Claudette Colvin. Click on the picture to watch a video about Claudette. Then press the add. Answer the true or false questions about Claudette using the shapes or drawing tool. When you have answered all the questions, click the check.