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African American Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An excellent resource defines the African-American Civil Rights Movement from the early 1900s through the legacy left in modern times. Every major date, event, and key player is described under clear overarching categories. The NAACP,...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
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Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use text and photos to visualize the delivery of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have A Dream" speech. They analyze Dr. King's speech for examples of imagery and allusion and create original poetry and...
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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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Martin Luther King

For Teachers 2nd
This PowerPoint has simple slides that outline Martin Luther King's life and pivotal moments in his career. Important facts are an excellent jumping off point for further discussion, research or class project or as a review for...
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Martin Luther King Milestones

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the life of Martin Luther King and conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a project that highlights the major accomplishments of Martin Luther King. They also...
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Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers K - 2nd
Primary learners will embrace diversity and celebrate multiculturalism through these engaging activities. Which include reading the story Martin Luther King and singing the song "A Man Named King." They will also explore the concept of...
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The Reformers: Martin Luther and César Chávez

For Students 7th
Kids consider the characteristics needed to be reformers like Martin Luther King and Cesar Chavez. They read a series of quotes focused on both animal and human rights to answer eight critical thinking questions. 
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American Minority Groups

For Teachers 12th
Explore the contributions individuals have made in the lives of American minority groups. Twelfth graders write a five-page expository piece providing a social history, examples of discrimination, and patterns of assimilation for an...
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Perspective on the Civil Rights and Dr. Martin Luther King's Speech

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Play Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's "I Have a Dream" speech to your young learners, encouraging them to follow along with the paper copy in front of them. There are discussion questions, pictures, and a graphic organizer attached....
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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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Take a Walk in Their Shoes: Great Leaders of Our Time

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Research the characteristics of leaders who have used nonviolence to change society. The class then applies this information to their own community to find leaders with these same characteristics, creating a wall collage of pictures and...
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Understanding King's Use of Metaphors in the

For Students 7th - 10th
One of the most famous and well-crafted speeches of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, consists of rich metaphors and rhetorical language. Using a provided graphic organizer, students analyze five quotes...
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Using an Electronic Organizer as a Pre-Writing Activity about Lincoln and King

For Teachers 5th
The use of an electronic graphic organizer is the focus of this technology lesson. Pupils read poems about Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr. Then, they compare and contrast the two men by utilizing a Venn Diagram that has been...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Alphabet Activity

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Martin Luther King worksheet, learners read a list of words that pertain to Martin Luther King, Jr. Students put the words in alphabetical order. Some begin with the same letter.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Word Search

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Martin Luther King worksheet, students read 10 words that pertain to the civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students circle the words in a word search puzzle.
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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's "I Have a Dream"

For Teachers 10th
Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech provides the text for a study of how to analyze a speaker’s content, delivery and attitude. Visual learners identify specific lines that reveal King’s purpose and point of view while...
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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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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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African American Achievers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars complete research projects. Students research the achievements of various African Americans and their contributions to the world. They use various resource links on the Internet to become more knowledgeable about the topic.