MLK and efforts towards racial justice

Timelines for the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.  - Students create one of two timelines about Martin Luther King Jr's life or the efforts in America to create a more fair racial balance in the U.S.   3.MD, 4.MD, 5.MD, 6.RP, 6.G,  7.RP, 7.G

Data on the National Mall sites - Two data analysis activities about the National Mall.

    Who do we honor? - What people or events are included in the National Mall monuments? Students use fractions or percents to decide what they can notice about those we honor. 3.NF.1, 6.RP.3

    Monuments most visited - Students analize the visitor statistics of the National Mall and make observations. 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3

Remembering Jackie Robinson  - Jackie Robinson became the first African-American baseball player to play in Major League Baseball since the game was segregated in the 1890s. Robinson broke the baseball color barrier when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him in 1947 on 2nd base.  In this activity we consider how many hits and homeruns Jackie might have had if he had begun his MLB career at the age of 20.  6.SP.3, 6.EE.9, 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 8.F.4, HSF-LE.A.2, HSF-LE.A.3, MP1, MP3, MP4

Civil Rights marches - how do you count a crowd? - Students try to develop methods of crowd counting.  4.MD.A, 6.G.A, 7.G.B, 7.RP.A, HSG.MG.A.2, HSM, MP4

 Bears Ears Monument - This activity is only related to the values and deeds of Martin Luther King Jr. as he worked towards a multiracial nation ruled by justice and compassion.  The Bears Ears Monument was decreased in size and scope in December, 2017 by President Trump.  What was the point or purpose of that?  What was gained?  What was lost? Study the data and decide what is implied. 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A, HSF.IF.C, HSS.ID.A, MP3


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