In this biography worksheet, children discover the challenges Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced in her childhood, and read about how she used those obstacles to become a good lawyer and judge.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.
In this historical heroes worksheet, children are introduced to Booker T. Washington, who rose from slavery to help found Tuskegee University and advocate for the educational and civl rights of fellow African Americans.
In the worksheet The History of African American Spirituals, children read about how African Americans used spirituals during different moments in history, starting from their enslavement to the civil rights movement.