The March on Washington, August 28, 1963, was the largest civil rights demonstration the nation h
Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials
Duration: 35 minutes
Date Posted: 1/5/2010
Find out about your local government through planning a short field trip, and then think about how you could make a difference in your community. The activity guide also includes tips for reviewing the experience once you're back at home or in the classroom. Included in an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence, this activity is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)
Standards in History (Grades K-4)
Standards For English Language Arts (Grades K-12)
12: Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).