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Saturday, January 24

  1. page MLK edited ... The Civil Rights Movement that caught fire more than 50 years ago is a powerful American saga.…
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    The Civil Rights Movement that caught fire more than 50 years ago is a powerful American saga. It continues to unfold even now, transcending age, gender, race, and national origin. In Civil Rights Today, meet some of today's young civil rights activists, explore the impact of culture on politics and history, and learn about ongoing civil rights issues.
    Interactive Activities
    Timeline {MLKtimeline.png} Interactive Timeline
    Word Search
    {MLKwordsearch.png} Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search
    Word Mover for "I Have a Dream"
    Create you own "Found Poetry" using the words from Dr. King's I Have a Dream Speech
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    CLOZE Paragraph {DreamCloze.png} I Have a Dream CLOZE Paragraph Game
    Hulu Playlist Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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  2. page blackhistory edited ... National Geographic: The Underground Railroad - A very informative site that goes into detail …
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    National Geographic: The Underground Railroad - A very informative site that goes into detail what it was like to escape from slavery and seek freedom.
    The Path to Freedom - This article from Scholastic's Instructor Magazine uses meaningful activities to help students begin to understand life on the Underground Railroad.
    Roads to Freedom: Getting Free in the Slave South - Enter the site by clicking the Enter button. Scroll down to find Roads to Freedom: Getting Free in the Slave South. This is an interactive exhibition that will allow secondary students to explore the six routes most frequently taken by enslaved men and women who were seeking their liberty. Combining primary-source documents, images, slave narratives, spoken narration, and original music, the exhibition conveys the enormity of the challenges. Slavery in America.org also offers lesson plans, units, and additional information for teachers and students.
    Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources
    BrainPop Spotlight: Black History Month
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  3. page blackhistory edited ... These books will show you how to produce successful plays that closely identify with the child…
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    These books will show you how to produce successful plays that closely identify with the children’s surrounding and environment. The author began writing plays while working with a small group of African American children during her work in a community outreach program. Realizing the children were not responding well to old traditional children plays, she decided to write plays with 100% input from the children. What has resulted is a wonderful collection of plays by African American children but suitable for children of all cultures.
    Tips for a Successful Black History Month Play Production
    This video was made by an 8th grader from James H. Moran Middle School in Wallingford, CT.
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    Audiobooks
    LibriVox recording of The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B Du Bois read and performed by toriasuncle.
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  4. page blackhistory edited ... Escaping the Underground Railroad An act-it-out drama narrated by two voices. (Instructions a…
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    Escaping the Underground Railroad
    An act-it-out drama narrated by two voices. (Instructions and script attached.) This is useful for clearing up confusion about what the Underground Railroad was and how it functioned. This is part of a 5 day lesson resource provided by The Fairfax County Public Schools.
    George Washington Carver
    A script about George Washington Carver is included in the book "Readers' Theater Grade 2 by Ginny Hall" (this links to the google booksearch and allows you to read the entire script so you can decide whether or not to purchase this for your class).
    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    A script about the Montgomery Bus Boycott is included in the book "Readers' Theater Grade 5 by Ginny Hall" (this links to the google booksearch and allows you to read the entire script so you can decide whether or not to purchase this for your class).
    Sojourner Truth
    A script about the Montgomery Bus Boycott is included in the book "Readers' Theater Grade 5 by Ginny Hall" (this links to the google booksearch and allows you to read the entire script so you can decide whether or not to purchase this for your class).

    Positive African American Plays For Children
    These books will show you how to produce successful plays that closely identify with the children’s surrounding and environment. The author began writing plays while working with a small group of African American children during her work in a community outreach program. Realizing the children were not responding well to old traditional children plays, she decided to write plays with 100% input from the children. What has resulted is a wonderful collection of plays by African American children but suitable for children of all cultures.
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  5. page blackhistoryforkids edited ... (also see Black History) Are you interested in learning about Black History? Here are some ki…
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    Are you interested in learning about Black History? Here are some kid-friendly websites you should not miss!
    Black History Timeline
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    Pathways to Freedom {ftf_screenshot.jpg}
    Travel back to the 1800s and become an eyewitness to history. You become a young slave who must make some important and life-changing decisions.
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Thursday, December 18

  1. page readingonline edited ... Kidz Club Stories (Level 2) (HR) Kidz Club Stories (Level 3) (HR) Monarch K and 1 Wiki Leve…
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    Kidz Club Stories (Level 2) (HR)
    Kidz Club Stories (Level 3) (HR)
    Monarch K and 1 Wiki Leveled Books Online For Kindergarten and Grade 1
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    Children's Stories
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