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Civil Rights Movement Materials

Hey everyone! I have a ton of Civil Rights Materials that are currently FREE to download. I think there are four separate pdfs.  I’m am trying to compile all of those pdfs/resources into one page to make it easier to access.  Since this new page won’t show up in the blog feed, I wanted to be sure to link to the new page: homeschoolden.com/civil-rights-movement/ Key Events of the Civil Rights...

Civil Rights Movement Timeline Activity Notebook Pages Worksheets

Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement Worksheets and Activities We have a number of Civil Rights Movement resources that are currently free!  Some of the Civil Rights Movement pdfs include worksheets and activities about the Key Events of the Civil Rights Period, events leading up to the Civil Rights Movement, Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Plus, explore some challenging terms like Rights, Privileges, Equality, Fairness, Groups, Discrimination, Bias, Prejudice, Stereotypes and more....

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Free MLK Day, Civil Rights Movement Materials

Several years ago, we studied the Civil Rights Movement. I made a number of packets for the kids (which are free here on the blog) as we studied this period in US history. Not only did we talk about the historic events — what led to the Civil Rights Movement, what were the key events during the Civil Rights era, Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott… but we also talked...

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Key Events of the Civil Rights Movement (Free Packet)

This is a packet on the main events of the Civil Rights period that I made for the kids to add to their history notebook. I wanted them to have a visual way to remember many of the events we’ve read and studied about over the last four or five weeks. We sat together and went over the key events as we read many of the books in this unit....

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Civil Rights Movement: School Integration, Sit-Ins and Selma

Every year since 1976, every U.S. president has designated February as black history month. We have just about finished up our unit on the Civil Rights Movement and I have a couple more posts to share with you. Last week, we learned about the challenges young blacks faced when they attended all-white schools in the late 1950s and early 1960s. We first learned about the Little Rock Nine.  Then, the...

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Civil Rights Movement Lessons (Free Packet)

This is a packet I made for the kids to explore some of the deep, underlying issues of the Civil Rights Movement.  Here are some of the topics we are exploring: What are rights? What’s the difference between a right and a privilege? What does it mean to be treated fairly? What groups do you belong to? Have you ever judged anyone by what they look like (by their clothes?...

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Free Civil Rights Packet: Timeline of Events Leading to the Civil Rights Movement

Yesterday I shared the Civil Rights books we’ll be using in our Civil Rights Movement unit.  Before we go into a lot of depth about the events of the 1950s and 1960s, I wanted to make sure the kids really understood some of the history leading up to this period. I created a photo timeline of events to help my kids review (and/or understand) the events leading to the Civil...

Civil Rights Books and Movies for Elementary Kids 14

Civil Rights Books for Elementary

This semester we are doing a unit on the Civil Rights Movement.   I came up with a long list of books that we can read with this unit.  Most of them I found at our local library. I thought I would share the list I compiled in case someone else might find it useful: Civil Rights Movement Books you may want to read with your students: Elementary (these are...

Elementary, Middle School, High School Tips

Elementary, Middle School, High School Tips

Welcome!  I’m Liesl, the homeschool Mom of three wonderful kids. We have homeschooled right from the start and we decided to homeschool all the way through high school. This was a discussion we had regularly along the way; at times the kids considered going to public schools but the benefits (for our family) seemed to outweigh the public school option (especially with the Pandemic and so forth).  A little side...

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Free Booklet Style Homeschool Planner

Our newly updated FREE Booklet-Style Homeschool Planner is now available! At the beginning of each semester, I often change up our homeschool planner a bit. The past couple of years, I have been using a booklet style homeschool planner because it’s a bit easier to carry around (and keep track of). I print out the pages one-sided, fold them in half and use our Spiral coil binding machine to bind...

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Our Homeschool Resources

Finding materials on the Homeschool Den! I wrote this post to help you find some of the pages, posts and homeschool resources within our blog that might be the most useful for you. Over the years, I have made homeschool packets on everything from history and science to spelling, math, spelling and foreign languages (German & Spanish).  And, many of those are free! We have materials from preschool through high...

Homeschooling Kindergarten - Grade 1

Kindergarten-Grade 1

Are you homeschooling Kindergarten or Grade 1 for the first time or looking for some fresh new ideas?  It’s hard to know where to start, right?!  There are lots of possibilities and picking a starting point can be overwhelming! I hope this post will give you some ideas and inspiration for a wonderful homeschool year ahead! FREE Curriculum Resource Guide for Kindergarten-Grade 1  I was often asked what we did...

10 ways to transition from School to Homeschool - Tips and Strategies for School at Home 0

10 Ways to Transition from School to Homeschool

Tips and Strategies for Doing School at Home Around the country and around the world, there are widespread school closures because of the coronavirus. Students and parents are facing a huge transition from a daily school routine to life at home. How can you help your students transition and even thrive given this huge change? Assuming (and that’s a big assumption here!) that you are able to take time off...

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Homeschooling Kindergarten – Grade 1

This past week I’ve had a couple of emails from readers who will be homeschooling Kindergarten or Grade 1 for the first time.  It’s hard to know where to start, right?!  There are lots of possibilities and picking a starting point can be overwhelming! I hope this post will give you some ideas and inspiration for a wonderful homeschool year ahead! For us, homeschooling was not a big change from...