I chose to NOT focus on Martin Luther King, Jr. because it seems that every grade K-2 does something for him and my students know about him already. Instead, I figured I would concentrate on the rest of the people that they might not have heard of already. Click on the link here to find this in my store.
You need specific books for this notebook-
A Picture Book of Cesar Chavez by David Adler
A Picture Book of Rosa Parks by David Adler
A Picture Book of Jackie Robinson by David Adler
Susan B. Anthony by Lucille Davis
There are vocabulary words for each book and three different notebook activities for vocabulary.
Then each book has at least two different activities. The pictures below show the activities for the Cesar Chavez book.
The picture below shows the activities for the Rosa Parks book.
The picture below shows the activities for the Susan B. Anthony book.
The picture below shows the activities for the Jackie Robinson book.
There is also a culminating activity that lists four events- one per person- and ask students to write about how the events are connected.