"I Have a Dream" Speech Teacher Resources
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Identifying With A Hero
Martin Luther King Jr. has inspired countless individuals throughout the years, show your students how he is a true American Hero. Students read his speech out loud then use a graphic organizer to connect Martin Luther King's dreams to the dreams they have.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Busting the Myth of MLK Jr.
Students examine the differences between how MLK, Jr. and his famous speech are perceived and what actually happened. In this lesson on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life, students examine the simplification of MLK, Jr.'s life and famous speech and compare it to the actual history behind the man himself.
5th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 34 Downloads
Analyze Author's Use of Tone
A clear distinction between tone and mood (which can trip up grade-level or below-grade-level high school readers) is made here. Together, the class explores tone in student responses to a statement about drug test requirements. Then they apply what you've just practiced to the language in an excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.
9th - 11th Language Arts 10 Views 22 Downloads
Learning to Respect Each Other
Discover how important Martin Luther King Jr. is to our society. In this civil rights lesson plan, investigate how Dr. King was an advocate for nonviolence and how he fought for civil rights for all Americans. Read and analyze Dr. King's "I Have a Dream Speech.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 20 Downloads
Understanding King's Use of Metaphors in the
One of the most famous and well-crafted speeches of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, consists of rich metaphors and rhetorical language. Using a provided graphic organizer, students analyze five quotes from the speech and decipher the comparison being made, as well as the message.
7th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 138 Downloads
Perspective on the Civil Rights and Dr. Martin Luther King's Speech
Play Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's "I Have a Dream" speech to your young learners, encouraging them to follow along with the paper copy in front of them. There are discussion questions, pictures, and a graphic organizer attached. Especially fruitful is when learners evaluate four different perspectives during the 1960s.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 303 Downloads
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fifth graders research the highlights of Martin Luther King Jr's life. They gain an understanding of the Jim Crow Laws and The Civil Rights Movement, as well as becoming familiar with Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech. Groups of learners create a time line of the ten most significant events in his life.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Differentiated Language Arts
Pupils read speeches and identify the main idea as well as the literary techniques employed, paying careful attention to the persuasion and repetition elements that each speech possesses. Using a graphic organizer, they analyze, synthesize and evaluate each work.
4th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 85 Downloads
Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream"
Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech provides the text for a study of how to analyze a speaker’s content, delivery and attitude. Visual learners identify specific lines that reveal King’s purpose and point of view while auditory learners listen to an audio tape of the speech and identify vocal nuances that reveal purpose and point of view.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
"I have a Dream"
Students analyze the famous "I Have a Dream," speech by Martin Luther King Jr., and discuss the progress made since then. In small groups, they read and discuss various documents, and formulate a plan of action to help realize Dr. King's dream.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
I Have a Dream!
Ninth graders discover details about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. In this civil rights lesson, 9th graders examine photographs and prints of the speech delivered by King in 1963. Students discuss the content and power of King's speech.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
"I Have a Dream"
Students identify the main points and unique qualities of the "I Have a Dream" speech and write their own speech. In this "I Have a Dream" lesson, students read the speech and discuss why the speech was written and the historical context. Students use a handout to assist them as they write their own speech.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 42 Downloads