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Teach with Picture Books: Sit Down and Be Counted: Exploring the Civil Rights Movement with Picture Books

Teach your kids about the civil rights movement: 13 must read picture books to get you started.

13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids

13 civil rights picture books for kids to teach about the civil rights movement. Via Manoli Manoli @ Domestic Serenity

Books for everyone with characters who happen to be Black. Not everything has to be about enslavement and civil rights. Those are important but there's more!

28 Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball

A few years ago I was asked by a local TV station to suggest some books for children in honor of Black History Month. Being a Black librarian I relished the opportunity, but I did point out that my.

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights - câștigătorul anului 2015 Categoria Clasele secundare Autor și ilustrator: Steve Sheinkin

Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.

Art of the Civil Rights Movement - Use Art to Teach History - the Art Curator for Kids

Art of the Civil Rights Movement

This article includes powerful Civil Rights Movement art to use in history lessons. The information and discussion questions make it easy to integrate art.

John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement  James Haskins (Author), Kathleen Benson (Author), Benny Andrews (Illustrator)  This illustrated biography celebrates the life of a living legend of U.S. history, a sharecropper’s son who grew up to become a major civil rights leader.

John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement - câștigătorul anului 2007 Categoria Clasele elementare Autori: Jim Haskins și Kathleen Benson Ilustrator: Benny Andrews

Many of these picture books would be great for launching Civil Rights discussions in the upper elementary classroom.

Beyond Martin Luther King Jr.

Many of these picture books would be great for launching Civil Rights discussions in the upper elementary classroom.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Picture Books for Preschool and Kindergarten

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Identify people from the past who have shown character ideals and principles including honesty, courage, and responsibility.

Adjectives

Instead of using this as a poster, I would turn it into an activity writing the headings on the board and having the children come up with words for each type of describing word or adjective.

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