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CURRICULUM STANDARDS RELATING TO
THE UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT


This is a draft and has been completed only for California through Florida.

    Teachers and parents seeking the full range of curriculum standards which can be served by this film should carefully review the standards applicable to their state. The following is a base from which to start for the eleven most populous states. We have not included standards which apply to general concepts or to skills of analysis or performance.

California Content Standards: History-Social Science: Grade 11: United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century: Standards 11.3.1; 11.10.1-7 & 11.11.2 and Grade 12: Principles of American Democracy and Economics: Standards 12.3.2; 12.3.4; 12.5.4; 12.8.1

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills: Social Studies: Grade 5: 113.7 (b)(4)(E), (5)(B), 19(A); 19(C); & (21)(B); Grade 7: 113.23 (b)(7)(B) & (C); Grade 8: 113.24 (b)(21)(C); United States History Since Reconstruction: 113.32(c): (1)(A) & (B); (7)(A) - (D); (15); (16); (17)(A); (18)(A) - (C); and 19(B) ; United States Government: 113.35 (c): (2)(C) & (D); (3)(A) & (B); 8(F); 16(A); (16)(B); (17)(A) - (17)(C); 18(B); (18)(C); & (19); Topic Outline from the College Board's AP United States History Course Description: 30(b) and 31(b)(1) & (2).

New York Learning Standards: Social Studies: History of the United States and New York: Standard 1: Key Idea 1: Intermediate and Commencement; Key Idea 2: Intermediate and Commencement and Key Idea 3: Elementray, Intermediate and Commencement

Florida Sunshine State Standards: Social Studies: Grades: 6-8: Time, Continuity and Change [History]: SS.A.5.3.2 & SS.A.6.3.4; and Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government] SS.C.2.3: 1, 2, 4, 6, & 7; Grades 9 12: Time, Continuity, Change: US History from 1880 to Present: SS.A.5.4.6 - .8; and Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]: SS.C.1.4.7 & SS.C.2.4: .3, .5, .6 & .7;

Illinois Learning Standards: [standards with "2" refer to Late Elementary, with a "3" refer to Jr. High Middle School; with a "4" refer to Early High School and with a "5" refer to Late High School] -- Social Science History: State Goal 16: Elementary: 16.D.1and Late Elementary: 16.D.2c and Early High School: 16.D.4a and Late High School: 16.D.5; Political Systems: State Goal 14: A. Understand and explain basic principles of the United States government: 14.A.2; 14.A.3; 14.A.4; 14.A.5; C. Understand election processes and responsibilities of citizens: 14.C.2; 14.C.3; 14.C.5; D. Understand the roles and influences of individuals and interest groups in the political systems of Illinois, the United States and other nations: 14.D.2; 14.D.3; 14.D.4; 14.D.5; F. Understand the development of United States political ideas and traditions: 14.F.2; 14.F.3a & .3b; 14.F.4a & 4b; 14.F.5;

Pennsylvania Academic Standards: Civics and Government: Civics and Government: Grade 3: 5.1.3.(M) and 5.2.3.(A)(E) and Grade 6: 5.2.6 (A) and Grade 9: 5.1.9 (L) and Grade 12: 5.1.12 (L); History: Pennsylvania History, Category 8.2: Grade3-12: 8.2. (C) and Through Grade 12, 8.2.12 (D) and United States History, Category 8.3: Through Grade 12: 8.3.12 A-D

Ohio Academic Content Standards: Social Studies: Grade 10, History: 14; People in Societies: 1,3,4; Government: 1; Civil Rights and Responsibities: 1-4 and Grade 11, People in Societies: 1-4

Michigan Curriculum Framework: Content Standards and Working Draft Benchmarks: Social Studies: Time and Chronology: Middle School and High School; Standard I.1; Standard I.3; Standard I.4

New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards: Civics: Civics, Standard 6.2: Through Grade 8: C.4, D.2 & Through Grade 12: B.3, K.6, L.4

Georgia Performance Standards: Social Studies: Grade 3, Historical Understandings: SS3H2; Grade 5, Historical Understandings: SS5H8; Grade 8, Georgia Studies: SS8H11; High School, United States History Social Studies: SSUSH21, SSUSH22, SSUSH23, SSUSH24

North Carolina Standard Course of Study: Social Studies Grade 11, US History: 11.02 and Grade 12, African American Studies:7.02, 7.06, 8.01, 8.02, 8.03, 8.04, 8.05, 8.06


Last updated July 2, 2008.




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