Grade Range: K-5Resource Type(s): Worksheets, Lessons & Activities, Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 1/5/2010
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of America's celebrated heroes for his use of nonviolent protest strategies during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s. By using this OurStory module, children and adults can enjoy exploring history together through children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities. Focused around Martin's Big Words, an illustrated biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the module includes links to hands-on activities and a list of recommended readings for further exploration.
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The March on Washington, August 28, 1963, was the largest civil rights demonstration the nation h...
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An illustrated biography and chronology of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement e...
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