As a culminating activity to our Civics and Citizenship Unit, students applied the Bill of Rights (1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 9th Amendments) to the PBS documentary, The Murder of Emmett Till. Students were actively engaged throughout the documentary and also recognized models of civic virtue. Mamie Till, Moses Wright, and Willie Reed were the heroes that most students connected with and Tia in L period succinctly stated that Emmett was a hero because he was a “sacrificial lamb” and his death sparked the Civil Rights Movement.
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