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Everybody Is Unique: A Lesson in Respect for Others' Differences

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners of all ages talk about the meaning of the word "unique," and draw a truly unique person, one part at a time. They create a totally unique person, with a head drawn by one student, a torso drawn by another student, and lower body...
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Langston Hughes Was a Dreamer Too

For Teachers K - 12th
Encourage your pupils to imagine their own dreams for the future. After studying three poems by Langston Hughes and listening to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, young poets craft their own dream stanza. 
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I Have A Dream - Pastel Drawings

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discuss the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech, explore figurative language, and read about Harriet Tubman and her courage. After the discussion, learners analyze painter/author Jacob Lawrence's use of...
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Dr. King's Dream

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., reflect on section of King's "I Have a Dream" speech, discuss inequities that still exist in the United States, and create picture books about their own dreams of freedom for...
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Analyzing Persuasion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Team Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners sequence the events of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, after first being read a biography. The facts are on strips of paper, which are later glued end to end.
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The Making of a Holiday: MLK, Jr. Day

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore the life of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. They discuss the events surrounding his death and the significance of the federal holiday honoring Dr. King. As a class, they read about Dr. King's work for...
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Reaching to the Clouds for Equality

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the concept of equality. In this Martin Luther King, Jr. lesson, students read Martin's Big Words, discuss fairness, and create a cloud with their dream recorded on it.
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The March on Washington and Its Impact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read Martin Luther King, Jr's speech that he gave in Washington. They identify the social conditions that led to the civil rights movement. They discuss the significance of the March on Washington.
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Honoring Outstanding Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study the origin of Black History Month which celebrates the accomplishments of people of African descent each February. They are exposed to the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, and Sojourner Truth...
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Nonviolent Resistance: Gandhi and King

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils use the internet to research the major events and dates of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. In groups, they use this information to create a poster to present to the class. They reflect on how these two men were...
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Martin Luther King

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his "I Have A Dream" speech.
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Black History Month: Key Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Showcase the key events in black history that lead to and resulted from a shift in civil rights and moral consciousness. Beginning with the induction of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945 and marking every major event through the retirement of...
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Marching Through History

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore important African Americans who have made changes in the lives of Americans. Students explore facts about famous African Americans. They go on a virtual scavenger hunt to research facts about each individual.
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Citizenship Skills Lesson in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to citizenship skills. They analyze the movement of our times--animal protection. Students access the theory of the informed citizen and research those who have influenced our world.
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Influencing Others in Our World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover that the actions of people can have a positive influence on a community. They use a variety of resources to research biographies of African Americans. Students research and discuss the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.,...
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Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about the civil rights movement in their textbooks. They engage in a whole-class discussion of how nonviolent direct action can be a powerful tool for bringing about social, economic, or political change.
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Court Documents Related to

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use the National Archives to researcj cout coduments related to Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Martin Luther King, JR.

For Teachers 1st
 Young researchers use Apple’s Writing Center to format and publish a report on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Using previously gathered information, class members learn how to import information, capture and caption photos, and format a...
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Read and Get Smart

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Use the class textbook to read a full story about Martin Luther King, Jr. The class writes facts about him and outlines his life, then they read the author and illustrator summaries at the end of the story. They compare and contrast the...
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Free at Last: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students view the "I Have A Dream" speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. They use the Internet to research Martin Luther King's life and work.
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Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars examine how Martin Luther King Day is celebrated in the United States. They practice treating others equally and respectfully. They also identify ways in which they can help King's dream of peace a reality.
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Black History Project

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore and analyze about famous African-Americans by listening to four picture book biographies. They generate a list of 15 famous African-Americans and then create a survey to rank them according to importance of...
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Technology: Historic Figures

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research historical figures and create Powerpoint presentations about them. They present their completed projects to the class. Students gfenerate one question about their figure which is included on a quiz.