Children are introduced to two beautiful examples of the power of words in this “I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song worksheet.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
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.
Give your students experience with reading and analyzing primary sources with this powerful excerpt from the memoir of Frederick Douglass.
In this worksheet, children read the story of Parks' act of passive resistance, then follow a series of thoughtful prompts to reflect on why the boycott was successful, as well as why it inspired the support of so many people around the United States.