"I Have a Dream" Speech Teacher Resources
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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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 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,...
8th - 10th English Language Arts 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...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Article II: The Executive Branch- We the People Constitution Tour
Learners discover how protests and political activism has had a direct effect on the President of the United States in this unique instructional approach to the executive branch of government.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Land, Liberty and the Struggle for the American Dream
Students investigate equality by reading a historical fiction book in class. In this civil rights lesson, students read the story Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry with their classmates and define the Jim Crow Laws that kept blacks...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Upon the Clouds of Equality: King Day
Students learn about equality, justice and fairness. In this equality lesson, students experience what it feels like to be treated unequally. Students examine Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of equality and his actions to make this...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Understanding Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Third graders explore civil rights by researching the late Dr. King. For this African American leader lesson, 3rd graders read the book Martin's Big Words which explore the foundation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s principals and...
3rd Social Studies & History
Civil Rights Wax Museum Project
Fifth graders explore the important figures of the Civil Rights movement by completing a research project. In this African American activist lesson, 5th graders select an individual that helped bring about civil rights during the middle...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Black History Month - Past to Present
Students complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball card for...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 75 Summer Writing Prompts
Don't let your kids' writing skills get rusty over summer vacation! Hand out these writing prompts to keep the ideas and paragraphs coming. With a topic for each day of the summer, your class is sure to be ready for a brand new school year!
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Martin Luther King Jr. Who Is He?
Pupils describe MLk's leadership of the desegregation movement. Students discuss the meaning of non-violent revolution. Pupils identify the difference between their lives and those ofcitizens in 1963. Students write a short essay about...
5th - 8th English Language Arts