Virtual Biography: Rosa Parks
⭐️Let’s explore the life of Rosa Parks! In this virtual biography, students will learn about Rosa Parks and her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott and analyze how she was an important part of American history.
⭐️This virtual biography is in the same format as our best-selling virtual field trips. They are in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of reading and critical thinking skills. Students read and watch videos about Rosa Parks, and answer questions and interactive activities along the way.
⭐️Cross-curricular! Reading comprehension, science, history, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
⭐️No-prep! Assign in Google Classroom or complete as a whole class on Google Slides. Get your students excited about learning through this easy-to-implement click-and-go activity!
*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Slides & Virtual Video Read Alouds – Interactive slides & virtual video read-aloud take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading comprehension skills, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Cross-curricular – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and incorporates reading, writing, and art.
- Segregated America Vocab
- Slavery and Segregation
- What Was Segregation Like?
- Analyzing Images
- Rosa Parks’ Early Life
- NAACP Vocab
- Founding of the NAACP
- The NAACP’s Mission
- Rosa Parks Joins the NAACP
- Montgomery Bus Boycott Vocab
- Rosa Parks Refuses
- Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
- Comparing Sources
- “Bet You Didn’t Know”
- The Cleveland Ave Bus
- Civil Rights Movement Vocab
- Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement
- CRM: Freedom Rides
- CRM: Sit-Ins
- Presidential Medal of Freedom
- An Icon for Change
- More to Explore!
Answer Key Included
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This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 4th to 7th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
This virtual field trip takes approximately 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.