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American Voices and Their Audiences
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThose new to teaching an AP level language and composition prep course and seasoned veterans will find much to treasure in a unit that is designed to help young language scholars develop the skills they need to analyze the language...
Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFor many people, Barack Obama's presidency was the next step in Martin Luther King, Jr's dream of America's future. Explore the dreams of Americans past and present, as well as the young Americans in your class, with a set of activities...
Cesar Chavez Curriculum Guide Day of Service and Learning
7th - 12th
Cesar Chavez, the United Farmworker's Movement, and the struggle for Chicano Civil Rights are the focus of a Day of Service and Learning curriculum guide that asks participants to investigate the conditions, events, and attitudes that...
Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Tracking History Through Timelines
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Use the accompanying assessment to determine your class's prior knowledge on Martin Luther King, Jr. before beginning a lesson on the famous civil rights movement leader. The resource has young historians thinking about life for African...
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Me: Identifying with a Hero
K - 2nd
Here, young historians compare their early lives to that of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s. They listen to a read aloud of a story by Dr. King's sister, and then write in the provided reflective journal template. Lastly, they share their...
Excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from the Birmingham City Jail
6th CCSS: Designed
One of the most well-known leaders of the civil rights movement was imprisoned for protesting the unfair treatment of his fellow man. Learners read a brief excerpt a letter written by Martin Luther King, Jr. during a night in the...
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "I Have A Dream" is hailed as one of the most eloquent and moving speeches of the 20th century. But what makes his words hit his listeners' ears in just the right ways? Young orators study Dr. King's...
A Job Fit for a King—Martin Luther King, Jr.
6th - 12th
The third Monday in January marks the day that we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the legacy he left behind. His leadership and commitment to the civil rights movement will never be forgotten. Celebrate his achievements, struggles, and perseverance with a collection that looks deep into his life and speeches. Learners analyze his most famous speech, as well as the movements he led including The March on Washington, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Albany Movement, The Birmingham Campaign, The Chicago Campaign, and The Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
"A time comes when silence is betrayal." As part of a study of the Vietnam War, class members examine Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 4, 1967, "A Time to Break Silence" speech to the Clergy and Laity Concerned about Vietnam group.
Birmingham, 1963: Spring Jubilation Part 2
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The release of Martin Luther King, Jr. from the Birmingham jail, the Children's March, and the bombings of the Gaston Motel and the home of Reverend A.D. King's home. As part of a study of the civil rights movement, class members...