Students create a trifold brochure about a Civil Rights Movement hero using these meaningful lesson plans. Texts and lesson sessions for Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, & Jackie Robinson. 4th-6th grade
Charlton Heston (1923-2008) is associated with BEN-HUR, PLANET OF THE APES, opposition to the Vietnam War when he was younger, and with Ronald Reagan and the National Rifle Association when he was older.The latter overshadowed his active participation in the civil rights movement during the 1960s. In August 1963, for example, Heston took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.