Instructional Video

Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech was the clarion call for the modern Civil Rights Movement. Using the immortal words of King, an animated screen allows pupils to hear his words delivered to the March on Washington in 1963. Interactive features take viewers to additional windows that explore other primary sources and enrich vocabulary comprehension.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Offer the resource to stimulate a discussion of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Create WebQuest to facilitate directed exploration of the interactive features
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners may need additional background on the Civil Rights Movement to understand all visuals in the resource
  • Images are rich and engaging
  • Audio is Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice, allowing for an authentic experience for pupils
  • Hyperlinks make differentiated instruction and extension easy to create