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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights...
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream - Mini Book
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. by sharing his dream of equality for all with young readers. This printable book includes simple sentences and one- and two-syllable words that make it a perfect...
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X: A Common Solution?
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Much has been made of the differences between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. But was there any common ground between them? Class members reconsider what they think they know about these two civil rights leaders with biographical...
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Power of Words
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It is easy to forget the power that written or spoken word can have in effecting change. Using quotations from such inspirational leaders as Maya Angelou, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr., encourage your class members to...
Civil Rights Biography: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do schools and government offices close one day every January to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Young learners discover the achievements and lasting significance of this influential figure in American history with...
Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd - 5th
Learners 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 illustrations...
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.
Geography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young geographers follow Dr. Martin Luther King's journey during the civil rights movement by identifying major events on a map of the eastern United States, such as his birth in Atlanta, Georgia and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in...
Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading the article "Kings Dream Everyday," class members conduct a Socratic seminar discussion of Martin Luther King,s contributions to the civil rights movement. They then read and respond to a passage from Michael Eric Dyson's...
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.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last March: The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr's most well-known march was in Selma, Alabama, but his final march was in Memphis, Tennessee, in solidarity with the sanitation workers' strike. An informative article offers learners a glimpse into the...
Martin Luther King Jr.: His Legacy as Seen Through the Mississippi Summer Freedom Project
8th - 12th
Invite your middle schoolers to analyze the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They will research selected Internet websites regarding the CORE and the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. Your class will extend their research using...
Dr. Martin Luther King's Visit to Seattle
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
How was the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. viewed by others during the 1960s? After watching an oral history video, your class members will learn more about Dr. King's ability to personally connect with others, as well as discover...
Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement,...
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