Let's carry on with our work about the civil rights movement and making a difference.
During this time, many people wrote songs and poem about the problems the faced. Some of the poems and songs were there to uplift spirits and motivate people not to give up. Let's look at the lyrics of this song by Sam Cooke, called 'A Change is Gonna Come'
*What do you think the song is about?
*The lyricist (song writer) compared his life to a running river- what does this mean?
*What kind of life has the song writer lived? Use the song to help you answer
*What message do you think is in the song?
Watch the video below - What changes can you see taking place in the clip?
Watch this video clip of the March to Freedom for civil rights.
What did you think about the clip?
To celebrate the change Martin Luther King Jnr made to the world, let's create quote posters. Pick an empowering quote by Martin Luther King Jnr and decorate it like this:
Here are some MLK famous quotes you could use:m
*I have a dream
*A riot is the language of the unheard.
*Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
*Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
*The time is always right to do what is right.
*Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.
*Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?
*In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
*I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
Can you remember what a prime numbers are? Watch this video to recap.
Here is a list of the first few prime numbers
Let's try this extra Sahara challenge. See if you can complete the prime numbers magic grid!