Civil Rights Movement Teacher Resources
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Strength and Voices: Engaging Scenario – Lights camera, action! Day 1
This task is somewhat incomplete, yet if matched with the larger unit, it could be a helpful way to start off a great project. Learners work in groups to create and research a film documentary on civil rights. This project is based on...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Perspectives and Point of View: Engaging Scenario Unit 1
In groups Middle schoolers work together to analyze texts and author's perspective across media types. They read the Langston Hughes poem, "I Look at the World" and speeches from JFK and MLK. They create a multi-media presentation...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students use text and photos to visualize the delivery of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have A Dream" speech. They analyze Dr. King's speech for examples of imagery and allusion and create original poetry and illustrations...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" Speech
Invite your class to investigate racism and civil rights by analyzing the great Dr. Martin Luther King's speech. Your learners will read the words from the "I Have a Dream" speech and analyze the political and racial overtones. They will...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Civil Rights Methodology Martin Luther King, Jr. – Stokely Carmichael
Students compare and contrast the visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael. In this African-American history lesson, students read speeches by each of the men and summarize the arguments made by each of them about...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Dr. King and His Advice for Dreams Deferred
Students analyze Dr. King's public addresses and Langston Hughes' poetry as a study of the Civil Rights' nonviolent approach to making an impact. In this protesting lesson, students read poetry of Hughes and speeches by Dr. King as a...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Civil Rights: John Lewis’s Speech(es) of August 1963, the March on Washington
Ninth graders examine John Lewis's message to Americans. In this American Civil Rights Movement lesson, 9th graders compare the draft of Lewis's speech at the March on Washington to the speech he actually delivered that day. Students...
9th Social Studies & History
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Childhood Stories of Truth and Nonviolence
Fifth graders explore the childhood of Martin Luther King, Jr. In this nonviolent resistance lesson, 5th graders listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of King's early life and how that life contributed to his...
5th Social Studies & History