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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Articles & Videos Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister ReadWorks.org The Solution to Reading Comprehension Search form ReadWorks Dr. Share now! Print This video is used with the generous permission of HISTORY® Articles & Question Sets Note: For read-aloud, it is appropriate to use passages at higher levels than your students' independent reading levels. Kindergarten - 1st Grade "Martin Luther King Jr." 2nd - 4th Grade "An American Leader" Lexile: 810 "A Great Leader" Lexile: 900 5th - 8th Grade "Excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.' "The King Holiday" Lexile: 1300Primary Source 9th - 12th Grade "Oct. 14, 1964: King Wins Nobel Peace Prize" Lexile: 1320 This article is used with the generous permission of HISTORY® "Martin Luther King Jr. "10 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr." "Selma to Montgomery March"Lexile: 1530This article is used with the generous permission of HISTORY® About ReadWorks

U.S: Geography, states, landmarks, maps, cities, population, laws, speeches U.S. States, Cities, History, Maps Year by Year: 1900–2015 Enter a year: Special Features Today in History: Gone With the Wind Games & Quizzes Citizenship Quiz | State Nicknames Quiz | U.S. More United States Quizzes! Stratis, 4 pôles experts en communication publique, concertation, digital, création English Lesson Plans on American Presidents “I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.” ~ John F. Kennedy 43 Ready-Made Lesson Plans Our American Presidents lesson section is finally complete! You and your students will learn lots of fun trivia about American presidents and history in our ready-made lesson plans. Though we are excited to have this section complete, our team is also a bit sad to see this project come to an end. Quick Facts about the American Presidents Section Suggested Ideas for Covering the American Presidents Here are some ideas for using our American Presidents lesson plans: 1. Related in the ESL-Library - When Do We Capitalize “President”? Lesson Plans on Other World Leaders Our Famous People section has lesson plans on many other world leaders: Vladimir Putin, Hugo Chavez, Nelson Mandela, Joseph Stalin, Ellen Sirleaf, Mikhail Gorbachev, Winston Churchill.

Celebrate Black History Month 2016 Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister ReadWorks.org The Solution to Reading Comprehension Search form ReadWorks Celebrate Black History Month 2016 Share now! Print Videos These videos are used with the generous permission of HISTORY® Kindergarten "Who Was Jackie Robinson?" 1st Grade "Martin Luther King, Jr." "Covers" Poetry by Nikki Giovanni 2nd Grade "A Hero in Disguise" with Paired Video: "Mini Bio: Harriet Tubman" Passage Lexile: 710 Video used with the generous permission of HISTORY® "American Heroes" with Paired Video: "Mini Bio: Jackie Robinson" Passage Lexile: 650 Video used with the generous permission of HISTORY® "Great Americans" Lexile: 560 3rd Grade "Maya Angelou" Passage Lexile: 590 "Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad" with Paired Video "Mini Bio: Harriet Tubman" Passage Lexile: 660 Video used with the generous permission of HISTORY® 4th Grade "Walking Tall" Lexile: 770 5th Grade 6th Grade

The White House Joins Medium Hello, Medium! It’s the White House. We’re really excited to be here. And today, we’re jumping right in. Ahead of the President’s visit to a tech hub in Los Angeles, he published a post about innovation in America and what the economy looks like for Millennials. “One of the reasons I’m so confident about America’s future is that I’m confident in you.” — President Obama On Medium, you can expect to hear more from President Obama and his administration on issues from technology and innovation to education and the economy. And at a time when citizens have more options for engaging with their government than ever before, here’s the most important thing: we want to hear from you.

AngloINFO USA. Everything for expats living in or moving to the United States of America. US Map / USA Map / United States Map - Maps and Information about the United States Early Beginnings America's initial Stone Age inhabitants arrived here by traversing the Bering Strait. During the following centuries, a wide variety of Indian cultures developed and prospered across the land. After Columbus made his initial voyage to this New World, word of its potential riches spread across Europe, and colonizers and settlers by the thousands soon stepped ashore along the Atlantic Ocean coastline. In 1620, the Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower, landing in what is modern-day Massachusetts; their settlement named Plymouth survived, and the story of a new nation was subsequently born. Declaration of Independence One century later Britain's upstart colonies broke from England and declared their new-found independence during the Revolutionary War. The new country of America expanded rapidly, well beyond the reach of the original 13 colonies, and inevitable conflicts and wars over lands rightfully claimed by indigenous peoples was the result. Initial Expansion Present Day

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