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Teacher Resouces

Stories of Freedom and Justice: Greenboro Sit-Ins (Smithsonian)

The Freedom Riders ~ PBS
Excellent site with the Freedom Riders movie, resources, lists of riders, interactive map, interactive timeline, etc.

Free At Last: The Civil Rights Movement (Oracle ThinkQuest)
Timelines, Leaders, Issues, Dictionary of Terms, Games, Bibliography

The Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery
Lots of resources for lessons, quizzes, worksheets, puzzles, etc.

From Slavery to Civil Rights (Library of Congress)

Slavery In America

Civil Rights Movement: Segregation
1935 ~ Back of the Bus, 1945 ~ Welcome Home, 1955 ~ Rosa Parks and The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Aboard The Underground Railroad ~ Interactive

Celebrate Black History Month
Lots of Links for Lessons and Activities

Black History Month Printables

Sweet Chariot: the History Of Spirituals

The Civil Rights Movement

Follow The Drinking Gourd ~ Teacher's Guide



NEW for FREEDOM QUILTS!!!!!!
Signs in Stitches and Songs

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt ~ The Real Story

Underground Railroad Quilt Code

Make Your Own Secret Quilt Message

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt: An Interdisciplinary Unit

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt: Language Arts and Social Studies

Lesson Plan to Inspire Young Minds

Quilt To Freedom

Documents
Lesson Plans, Converted Power Point Presentations and Templates for Activities



















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Lesson Plans:
Kindergarten - Second Grade
Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Teaching the Underground Railroad
American Experience: Eyes On The Prize

Third - Fifth Grades
Critical Perspectives: Reading and Writing About Slavery
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
Teaching the Underground Railroad
The Freedom Riders and the Popular Music of the Civil Rights Movement


Safari Videos:
Most of these videos are divided into chapters so you can show only sections of them. Many also have teacher guides and quizzes along with listing the Wisconsin Standard that are used.
Follow The Drinking Gourd ~ Reading Rainbow (30 min. ~ K - 4)
Harriet Tubman ~ Schlessinger Media (26 min. ~ Gr. 5-Adults)
Steal Away: The Harriet Tubman Story ~ National Geographic (30 min. ~ Gr.5 - 9)
Show Way ~ Reading Rainbow (30 min. ~ K - 4)
Martin Luther King Jr, ~ Schlessinger Media (26 min. ~ K - 4)
African American Life ~ Schlessing Media (30 min. ~ K - 4)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day ~ Schlessinger Media (21 min. ~ K - 4)
Martin's Big Words ~ Wesston Woods (11 min. PreK-5)
A History Of The Civil Rights Movement ~ Schlessinger Media (27 min. ~ gr. 5 - adult)
W.E.B. DuBois ~ Schlessinger Media (28 min. ~ gr. 5 - adult)
Freedom A History of US: Marching To The Freedom Land ~ PBS (27 min. ~ gr. 5 - adult)
Sojourner Truth ~ Schlessinger Media (30 min. ~ gr. 5 - adult)
Freedom A History of US: Let Freedom Ring ~ PBS (27 min. ~ gr. 5 - adult)
Equal Rights For All ~ Schlessinger Media (25 min. ~ K - 4)
Uncle Jed's Barbershop ~ Reading Rainbow (30 min. ~ K - 4)
The Tin Forest ~ Reading Rainbow (30 min. ~ K - 4)
Harriet Tubman ~ Schlessinger Media (25 min. ~ K - 4)
African American Heritage ~ Schlessinger Media (28 min. ~ K - 4)
Dear America: A Picture of Freedom ~ Scholastic (28 min. ~ gr. 3 - 6)



Picture at the top: Tears of a Black Man by Troy Guillory @
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