Teaching young students about MLK Day is very important, yet it can be difficult to explain to students how things used to be long ago when there was segregation. Read this blog post for some great ideas.

Teaching young students about MLK Day is very important, yet it can be difficult to explain to students how things used to be long ago when there was segregation. Read this blog post for some great ideas.

I would use this activity to help students get an idea of where they actually are in regards to the bigger idea that they live in a house, on a street, in a city, in a state, in a country and so on. This is helpful for students to actually get it so that it makes sense on their level. You could also do this on a smaller scale first of the school so they get an idea before the large scale project that this is.

I would use this activity to help students get an idea of where they actually are in regards to the bigger idea that they live in a house, on a street, in a city, in a state, in a country and so on. This is helpful for students to actually get it so that it makes sense on their level. You could also do this on a smaller scale first of the school so they get an idea before the large scale project that this is.

FREE worksheets, writing, and more to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Inside you will find writing activities and links to videos.

FREE worksheets, writing, and more to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Inside you will find writing activities and links to videos.

Martin Luther King Mini-Book and Unit and FREEBIE! This freebie includes two great graphic organizers to supplement your Martin Luther King Jr. Unit!

Martin Luther King Mini Unit and FREEBIE!

Martin Luther King Mini-Book and Unit and FREEBIE! This freebie includes two great graphic organizers to supplement your Martin Luther King Jr. Unit!

Diary of a Not So Wimpy Teacher: Teaching Government in the Primary Grades. FREEBIE from Sailing into Second.

Teaching Government in the Primary Grades

Diary of a Not So Wimpy Teacher: Teaching Government in the Primary Grades. FREEBIE from Sailing into Second.

This website gives great ideas for teaching lessons over explorers. It also has a link for students to complete a research activity about explorers.

This website gives great ideas for teaching lessons over explorers. It also has a link for students to complete a research activity about explorers.

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