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.
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. Find a differentiated works
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.
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 this biography worksheet, children discover the challenges Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced in her childhood, and read about how she used those obstacles to become a good lawyer and judge.