"I Have a Dream" Speech Teacher Resources
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Looking for some ideas of how to lead a meaningful study of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Then this PowerPoint is for you. The presentation outlines a five-day unit of study on the great man. Pupils are introduced to his history, his role in the Civil Rights Movement, some of his speeches, several photographs, and the events leading up to his death.
3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 71 Downloads
Determining Author's Point of View: The Sneeches
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better comprehend the text.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 60 Views 1067 Downloads
Entitled American Studies, this small unit covers various topics related to the study of the United States. Learners warm up by creating a dictionary of democracy, then dive into three different lessons focused on government, famous Americans, and the Founding Fathers.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 41 Views 305 Downloads
We Have a Dream
Students work as partners to study Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech. In this African American history lesson, students work with their cross-grade partner to study, understand, and memorize the speech. Students meet with their cross-grade buddy and brainstorm 10 things to make the world better.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
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
Portrait of The African American Family
Students examine how African American families were affected by slavery. As a class, they watch and read King's "I Have a Dream Speech" and write a paper on how this message relates to families. In their journals, they compare and contrast their ideas of slavery to actual accounts.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 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
Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement
Students study those who fought segregation in America. In this civil rights lesson, students investigate the movements and its leaders. Students collaborate to design a mural of dreams as a culminating activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
A Speech for the Sneetches
Students write a speech using Dr. King as an example and the characters from a Dr. Seuss book. For this speech lesson, students read the 'I Have a Dream' speech and use it as a guide to help them write a speech based on the book Sneetches from Dr.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Students discover the accomplishments of Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, Jr. In this social justice lesson plan, students watch "Freedom Fighters," and then read speeches or writings made by each of the men. Students write compare and contrast essays about Mandela and King.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Leaders of the Past
Fourth graders read a story about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and summarize the story by filling in the blanks about his life on a storyboard handout. They listen to the "I have a dream" speech and write about how they feel life should be or what they dream about.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Martin Luther King Activity Worksheet and Progress Test
In this Martin Luther King activity and progress test learning exercise, students respond to a total of 20 multiple choice, matching and fill-in-the-blank questions pertaining to Martin Luther King
7th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 141 Downloads