"I Have a Dream" Speech Teacher Resources
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For King’s Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream "Cannot Wait"
"Hate is why we cannot wait." Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s attorney and advisor Clarence B. Jones' six words on race are at the center of an article that reflects on the civil rights movement. After reading the article, middle schoolers...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Beyond Birmingham, Summer 1963
The assassination of Medgar Evers. The integration of the University of Alabama. The March on Washington. The "I Have a Dream" speech. Created by the Alabama History Education Initiative, this resource examines how the events that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Adding to the Picture: The 1963 March on Washington
Who do your scholars imagine when they think about the civil rights movement? If only a few faces come to mind, this instructional activity will expand their concepts of the movement's leaders. Learners examine an image of the 1963 March...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
Learning to Respect Each Other
Discover how important Martin Luther King Jr. is to our society. In this civil rights lesson, 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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
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...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
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....
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Express Yourself Lesson Seed 14: Dedication
Connect Martin Luther King Jr's famous speech, "I Have a Dream," to The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Taylor refers to the speech in his dedication, which creates a natural segue into talking about the speech and how it relates to the novel....
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed