Teacher Resource

Picture the Dream, Part 1: A Backwards Path (Grades K–3)

In this three-part video series, experience the exhibition Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books. This series is geared for Kindergarten through 3rd grade students. It can also be used at any grade level to discuss the civil rights movement through the lens of children’s book illustrations.

Part 1: A Backwards Path
In this short video, students will experience the first part of the exhibition Picture the Dream. In this section, a few key events leading up to the civil rights movement will be explored through children’s book illustrations. This is a brief look at what happened leading up to the movement.

For more resources, visit the Picture the Dream Teacher Resource page.