A Time to Break Silence

Encourage teenagers to get involved in ending violence among young people. A Common Core-aligned resource and curriculum guide, designed to be used with a reading of A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students, asks readers to use what they learn about nonviolent direct action in the struggle against violence.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the guide as the basis of a study of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and/or during Black History Month
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires individual copies of A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr. for Students, published by Beacon Press
  • Although designed as a unit study, the lessons may be used independently
Pros

  • The 52-page packet includes six detailed lessons, a timeline, and activities
Cons

  • None