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Other

Description:

In this activity, children pretend to be an American during 1963 and decide whether or not to join the March on Washington. Children base their choice on information gathered through guided observation of a handbill from the march. Included in an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled "Martin's Big Words'' , this activity is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Keywords:

3 to 5 | Interactives

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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None
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RI.3.10: Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

RI.3.10: CA Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scienc

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

RI.3.10: Iowa Core Literacy

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

RI.3.10: Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

RI.3.10: North Dakota English Language Arts and Literacy Content Standards

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

RI.3.10: New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2—3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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