We Shall Not Be Moved: The Student Sit-Ins of 1960

These lesson plans have been created in response to the production and as a follow up to your visit to The Coterie. They offer ways to connect the show to your classroom in coordination with state standards and curriculum.

Lesson Plan

  • Series of Events Lesson Plan
    • This lesson plan was created especially for your class to use after seeing We Shall Not Be Moved. In this lesson plan students explore the societal and cultural influences on the characters that created the environment in which the Greensboro sit-ins took place.
  • Standard for History/Social Studies/Government:

    Missouri State Standard: Explain the motivation for social and political reforms and their impact on the ability of individuals and groups to realize the promise of American ideals.

    Kansas State Standard: The student will draw conclusions about significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas, analyzing the origins and context under which these competing ideals were reached and multiple perspectives from which they come.