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Relive Rosa Parks’ Act of Bravery, 1955

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Let RetroSparX spark your memory of an iconic moment in the American civil rights struggle with The First Lady of Civil Rights! The story of Rosa Parks is as inspiring as it is legendary. Read about the woman who was thrust into the public eye when she refused to yield her bus seat to a white person. Her simple act of defiance lit the flames of courage in an entire community, and paved the way for the mechanics of segregation in the United States to be dismantled.

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This RetroSparX Memory Game Unit at a Glance

Subject Category: Historical Events

Featured Date Range: 1955

Number of pages to print: 8

Included: memory-stimulating narrative, 2 'heroic' memory games, answer key

Completion time: 30 - 50 minutes (approximate)

Memory Games for Seniors Included in this Unit

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Remarkable African Americans (Find Your Match memory game) - Unscramble letters to complete the names of notable African Americans, and then match them with a description of their particular talent or genius.

Features of Remarkable African Americans

  • 2 pages of trailblazing heroes
  • creative graphics; large print for easy puzzle solving
  • easy to complete
  • can be completed individually or collaboratively with a group
  • suitable for seniors with no cognitive decline, with mild dementia or (with a bit of support) with moderate dementia
  • answer key is included
See a Find Your Match memory game sample
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The Bumpy Road to 'Equality For All' (Grid Magic memory game) - Solve clues relating to the history of slavery in the United States, and the name of a central figure in the fight for equality will be revealed.

Features of The Bumpy Road to 'Equality For All'

  • 2 pages of people and concepts from the American civil rights movement
  • colourful graphics; large print for easy reading
  • moderately difficult to complete (although a snap for history buffs!)
  • can be completed individually, but you might definitely benefit from tapping into the knowledge of others
  • suitable for seniors with no cognitive decline or (with a bit of support) for those with mild dementia
  • answer key is included
See a Grid Magic memory game sample