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428 resources with the concept martin luther king jr.

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Civil Rights Movement: Martin Luther King

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The famous words of Martin Luther King still resonate with scholars today. An enlightening lesson helps pupils examine the "I Have a Dream" speech in more depth and learn what impact it had on the civil rights movement. Young historians...
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A Toolkit for Promoting Empathy in Schools

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Instill kindness with a unit all about empathy. Lessons and activities follow a prepare, engage, reflect, and action sequence. Learning experiences include making the classroom a safe environment, peer-invented handshakes, discussions...
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Martin Luther King Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Martin Luther King, Jr. led the movement that came to define civil rights in 20th century America. Reinforce class members' knowledge of terms like segregation, tolerance, and peaceful  with a crossword puzzle.
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Martin Luther King Word Search

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Reinforce key terms surrounding Martin Luther King, Jr. with a helpful online word search. Class members choose a small (easier) or big (harder) version and search for words like freedom, leader, and equality.
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Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Modern learners may be able to describe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s influence within the Civil Rights Movement, but can they identify how that influence has affected their lives today? Class members conduct a brief amount of research...
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On This Day: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Rosa Parks is considered a symbol of the American Civil Rights movement—but what about her story? A series of video clips examines her role in the movement, as well as her legacy. Scholars listen to historian Jeanne Theoharis discuss her...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 20

For Teachers 10th Standards
Readers take all the information they gained from the last 19 lessons and complete an essay describing how King develops his purpose and claim in "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Pupils use a rubric and checklist to help guide their...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 19

For Teachers 10th Standards
Great minds think alike. Scholars read two texts and compare how the authors develop the same central idea. Readers analyze "Women" by Alice Walker and "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr. They discuss word use and new...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 17

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars read the final paragraphs written by Martin Luther King Jr. in "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Readers work in groups to discuss King's word choice and point of view by completing graphic organizers. They also respond to a...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 15

For Teachers 10th Standards
Some things are worth doing again. Scholars take a look to see which ideas Martin Luther King Jr. revisits and refines in his "Letter from Birmingham Jail." To help with the process, readers answer guided questions, look at word...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 9

For Teachers 10th Standards
How did Martin Luther King Jr. establish tone in his writing? Scholars analyze King's tone and discuss how he changes and refines his claim in "Letter from Birmingham Jail." They also define new vocabulary words, respond to a writing...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 18

For Teachers 10th Standards
Examine how Martin Luther King Jr.'s final paragraphs of "Letter from Birmingham Jail" summarize the ideas throughout the entire piece. Readers discuss word usage, new vocabulary, and complete guided questions to better understand how...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 16

For Teachers 10th Standards
Take your place in the world—or the text. Scholars look at how the placement of a particular paragraph adds to the meaning of "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr. Before working on a quick write activity, readers...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 14

For Teachers 10th Standards
Let's see how the story unfolds. Scholars take a close look at paragraphs of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" to determine how King unfolds his analysis of church. Before arriving at an answer, learners work in...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 13

For Teachers 10th Standards
Freedom is not free. Scholars write to a prompt analyzing two pieces of work that develop ideas about freedom. Readers compare “Freedom” by Rabindranath Tagore and "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr. Learners work...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 12

For Teachers 10th Standards
Sticks and stones may break bones, but words really matter. Scholars analyze words in paragraphs from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail." They use new vocabulary words and discuss with peers how King's words develop...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 11

For Teachers 10th Standards
Choose your words carefully. Martin Luther King Jr. carefully chooses his words to provide evidence to support his claim about segregation. Scholars work in pairs to discuss previous lessons, complete homework assignments, determine his...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 10

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars look back over the previous nine lessons of analysis over King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" and use their work to create a formal essay to a writing prompt about the purpose of the work. This mid-unit assessment is a quick...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 8

For Teachers 10th Standards
Readers analyze paragraphs from the "Letter From Birmingham Jail" and determine King's purpose and how he supports it. Scholars discuss given questions with their peers, learn new vocabulary words, and complete a quick writing prompt.
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Ghost Boys: Educator Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The spirit of the Civil Rights Movement lives on in a more literal than figurative way in Ghost Boys. A focused lesson plan features Jewell Parker Rhodes' novel about ghosts of slain black teenagers, including the main character, Jerome,...
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Rosa Parks

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Four multiple choice questions, four short answer questions, a summary, and a reflection make up a worksheet dedicated to Rosa Parks. Following a one-page informational text, scholars show what they know by way of a variety of reading...
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Civil Rights

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Informational text about the Civil Rights Movement challenges young historians to prove their reading comprehension skills with six multiple choice questions. After answers are submitted a new screen displays a score, answers—correct and...
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Part Five: Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars read and become familiar with peaceful protests detailed in the story, Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Jim Haskins. Pupils reexamine the tale and use the Six Steps to Nonviolent Direct Action in...
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Part Three: Rosa

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars take in a new view of Rosa Parks with the story, Rosa by Nikki Giovanni. Following the reading, learners examine primary and secondary sources that detail the nonviolent protest known as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.