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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? For this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights...
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...
Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd - 5th
Students 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.
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...
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...
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...
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.,...
Is the world a fair and just place: Speech Analysis, Task 2 day 3
6th CCSS: Designed
Task 2 of the large unit on justice in the world engages learners in speech analysis. They hear the Martin Luther King Jr. speech, I Have A Dream, then consider how the author's craft and use of informational text helped him convey his...
Famous Speeches: Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream"
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 1963 March on Washington, powerfully punctuated by Martin Luther King's impassioned "I Have a Dream" speech, was instrumental in passing the Civil Rights Act just one year later. A reading assignment presents the written speech...
Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr., Excerpt of Telephone Conversation
8th - 11th
Imagine listening in on a conversation between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as Johnson outlines the support he needs from King to pass the legislation required for programs essential for "The Great...