Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.
In the worksheet The History of African American Spirituals, children read about how African Americans used spirituals during different moments in history, starting from their enslavement to the civil rights movement.
Help students organize their ideas with this versatile storyboard graphic organizer! Children can use it to respond to text, organize the order of events, or even as a pre-writing tool to collect ideas.