Teaching Martin Luther King and Civil Rights – Resources

16 Jan

Teaching Martin Luther King and Civil Rights

Here is a great collection of resources and sites for teaching about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement:

  • Beyond the Playing Field – Part of the National Archives’ Teaching With Documents series, this activity examines the integration of baseball using primary sources.
  •  Civil RightsFrom the Library of Congress, several lesson plans and activities that work with various collections to bring the Civil Rights Movement to life for students.
  • The Civil Rights Movement – Complete lesson plans, activities, and resources to give middle school students an overview of the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Civil Rights Webquest – From Kentucky Educational Television students take on seven different roles and work in teams to experience the Civil Rights Movement from very different viewpoints.
  • Making Connections – a 112-page printable pdf curriculum guide from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute that offers a comprehensive guide to instruction for K-12.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. ResourcesA collection of resources, lesson plans, activities, interactive, and multimedia for all grade levels K-12 to teach not only about MLK, but also the Civil Rights Movement and African American cultural legacies.
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Posted by on January 16, 2013 in Tips & Tricks, Websites


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