"I Have a Dream" Speech Teacher Resources
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Create Your Own Narrative
Students watch a video clip of Martin Luther King's, "I Have A Dream" speech and observe a demonstration of "Windows Movie Maker." Afterward, students choose a civil rights topic, complete research on it, and create their own movie using captured images.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Civil Rights Leaders
Students explore racism in America by researching historic victories for equality. In this African American leaders lesson plan, students discuss the contributions Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. made while reading a timeline. Students listen to King's "I Have a Dream" speech on the Internet.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fifth graders discuss the importance of Martin Luther King, Jr. and reflect on civic responsibilities. They brainstorm ways in which they can help to fulfill Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of equality among all people. Students write down what they are doing and discuss with the class.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Kennedy Administration and the Civil Rights Movement
Learners evaluate the Kennedy Administration's involvement in the civil rights movement. In this Civil rights lesson, students read and take notes from speeches connected to the historic March on Washington from the National Archives in a jigsaw format.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 23 Downloads
Launching Your Ship with Citizenship Lesson 4: Hoisting the Flag
Learners discuss the U.S. electoral process and brainstorm solutions to increase voter turnout in their community. In this democratic citizenship lesson, students identify keywords in speech and video related to freedom of speech and discuss scenarios related to equity and voting rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 2 Downloads
Declaration of Independence
Twelfth graders summarize sections of the Declaration of Independence and share their interpretations with classmates. They write essays on the Declaration or an essay tracing the rights of minorities from the Revolution to the present.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
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 lesson plan will expand their concepts of the movement's leaders. Learners examine an image of the 1963 March on Washington, then small groups jigsaw primary sources to "add to the picture.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Reading: I Have a Dream: Speech by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963
In this future time reading comprehension worksheet, students read an excerpt from "I Have a Dream" and then respond to 3 multiple choice questions.
5th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 176 Downloads
The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma: Part I
Jonathan Edwards' "Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God" and Anne Bradstreet's "Upon the Burning of Our House" provide learners with an opportunity to develop their close reading skills. Groups identify the figurative language and appeals the writers use to express their beliefs on a similar theme.
11th - 12th Language Arts 54 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement, class members examine several primary source documents, including King’s letter written while he was incarcerated in the Birmingham jail.
7th - 12th Language Arts 45 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
How much do your learners know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Set up an opportunity for kids to learn about Dr. King while practicing reading fluency with a reader's theater activity. The script is for four voices and includes information about the man and excerpts from his famous speech, "I Have a Dream.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Road to Civil Rights
Here is a fantastic resource on the civil rights movement! It includes reading materials and worksheets, and particularly highlights major legislation and the role of the judicial branch in the federal government in addressing the violation of individual rights.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative timeline activity, your class members will break into groups and read and research the biographical and historical information of such noteworthy figures as Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, and Dr.
6th - 12th Language Arts 159 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill a Mockingbird
Use the entire study guide or pick and choose your favorite parts to support instruction of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The packet includes background notes, vocabulary, and a review guide that covers characters, setting, plot, irony, and symbolism with questions organized into chapters.
8th - 10th Language Arts 112 Views 132 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
I Have a Dream Poster
An image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a line from his famous “I Have A Dream” speech will inspire your pupils to look beyond skin color and consider the character of others.
- Enlarge to poster size and laminate the the image for permanent display
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members will fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.
7th - 9th Language Arts 167 Views 311 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is liberty rhetoric? Examine how people have used it in four different time periods and situations. High schoolers investigate original source documents and compare them with the Declaration of Independence to decide how liberty rhetoric is used over time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Surveys and Estimating Large Quantities
Looking for an estimation activity a bit more involved than the typical "guess the number of jellybeans in the jar" game? Here, learners use a picture to estimate the number of people at a large event, look for potential problems with surveys, and use HTML codes to estimate the number of pages on the web.
6th - 12th Math 19 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed