"I Have a Dream" Speech Teacher Resources
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Reconstruction to Civil Rights
Eighth graders complete a unit of lessons on the period of time from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights movement. They analyze and interpret political cartoons and editorials, conduct research on famous civil rights places, and complete writing assignments.
8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 89 Downloads
Understanding Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Third graders explore civil rights by researching the late Dr. King. In 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 idealism.
3rd Social Studies & History 15 Views 51 Downloads
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 1900's.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 20 Downloads
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Students investigate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For this civil rights lesson, students gain information about civil rights, the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott and the sacrifices people made for equal rights.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 101 Downloads
Black History Month - Past to Present
Young scholars 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 Jackie Robinson, and create a poster illustrating an African American woman's accomplishments.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 55 Views 144 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
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 heroes.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 256 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Martin Luther King Jr. Who Is He?
Students describe MLk's leadership of the desegregation movement. Students discuss the meaning of non-violent revolution. Students identify the difference between their lives and those ofcitizens in 1963. Students write a short essay about how they might have felt after MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
His Dream Continues
First graders research Martin Luther King and his accomplishments. Using the internet, 1st graders participate in activities to examine Martin Luther King's life. They participate in a class discussion of all research findings. Students compose their own version of his famous "I have a dream" speech.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
"I Have a Dream" Shown in Pictures
Learners demonstrate their understanding of Dr. King's dreams by drawing a picture representing one of them. In this Dr. King activity activity, students read the speech "I Have a Dream" and discuss the vocabulary. Learners select one of the dream sentences and draw a picture representing that dream.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
English Exercises: Listening
In this online interactive English worksheet, students watch a video of Martin Luther King delivering the "I Have a Dream" speech and then respond to 30 fill in the blank questions about the text of the speech. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
5th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 33 Downloads
A reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech launches a study of rhetorical devices such as hyperbole, allusion, metaphor, simile, personification, connotative language and parallel structure. Class members then craft an essay in which they explain how King uses these devices to help him achieve his purpose.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
American Jews and Civil Rights
Tenth graders examine the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's and how American Jews were involved. They discuss the responsibilities of any minority or ethnic group. They consider the process of change in politics as well.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
New Review Tuck Everlasting
Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt's award-winning fantasy novel is the core text for a 49-page teacher's guide packed with writing and research ideas, activities, projects, as well as cross-curriculum connections. The resource would make a valuable addition to your curriculum library.
5th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 12 Downloads
Blogging To Create A Community of Writers: #8
A well-designed, up-to-date lesson on blogging awaits your 6th graders. They create a persuasive podcast. Next, they listen to effective and ineffective podcasts, and discuss "what works" in a podcast. They also watch a commercial from the most recent Super Bowl, and discuss the reasons why the commercial is persuasive.
6th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
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 62 Views 1070 Downloads