4th, 5th, and 6th Grade Civil Rights Movement Sites

 

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Information Sites about The Civil Rights Movement
(Scroll down further to find the Web Hunt Links.)

You can also use the links and web hunts on the Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Rosa Parks pages to learn more about these important figures in the Civil Rights Movement.

 

1. The Meaning of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

The King Center explains the meaning of this holiday and why we celebrate it.

 

2. Culture and Change: Black History in America

This section of the Scholastic website offers many links to resources and information on black history in America. Included is an interactive timeline.

 

3. National Civil Rights Museum

 

At this website, you can view images and text that tell the story of the struggle for civil rights.

 

4. Civil Rights Timeline

This is an interactive timeline with many links out to other sources of information on events and people associated with the civil rights movement.

 

5. Black History Month at FactMonster

There are many links here to information, timelines, issues, etc. relating to black history in America.

 

6. Library of Congress for Kids - Bus Boycott in Alabama

Photographs and information about Rosa Parks and the Alabama bus boycott.

 

7. Library of Congress Collections - Voices of Civil Rights

The exhibition Voices of Civil Rights documents events during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. This exhibition draws from the thousands of personal stories, oral histories, and photographs collected by the "Voices of Civil Rights" project, a collaborative effort of AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress, and marks the arrival of these materials in the Library's collection.

 

Web Hunt Links
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The Civil Rights Movement

Site 1 - National Civil Rights Museum - Gallery

Once you get to the site, look on the right-hand side of the page for the links to the objects and images contained in the museum. You will need to explore these links to answer the questions in this web hunt.

Charting the Course of the Civil Rights Movement

Site 1 - Seattle Times - Civil Rights Timeline

Site 2 - FactMonster - Civil Rights Timeline

Examine each of these timelines and then choose events that you think are important and use these to complete your web hunt worksheet.

 

Little Rock Nine

Site 1 - Little Rock High School

Site 2 - Little Rock, Arkansas - 1957

 

Batting for Civil Rights - Jackie Robinson

Site 1 - Baseball and Jackie Robinson

Site 2 - Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate

Site 3 - Jackie Robinson

 

Letters from Robinson

Site 1 - Letters from Jackie Robinson at the National Archives