⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students learn about the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. Throughout this journey, students learn about Martin Luther King and other people, events, and milestones in the Civil Rights Movement. Students explore events like the Montgomery Bus Boycott and The March on Washington while completing thought-provoking exercises. This virtual field trip in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more to engage students while they learn about this important topic.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of history and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. It incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, social studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing, Social Studies, & Art – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- Let’s Explore!
- MLK Day Dictionary
- Who was Martin Luther King Jr?
- A Brief Biography
- MLK’s Inspiration
- Mahatma Gandhi
- MLK & Gandhi
- The Montgomery Bus Boycott
- MLK Leading the Boycott
- Pies from Nowhere
- The March on Washington
- For Jobs and for Freedom
- We March
- More to Explore
Answer Key Included
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th Grade +: Check out my similar resource created for upper elementary.
This virtual field trip takes approximately 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.