Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

I Have A Dream - Pastel Drawings

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 composition and imagery, develop their own ideas, and use oil pastels to create works of art that show meaning and symbolism. The class creates a rubric and self-assess their work. 

35 Views 190 Downloads
Included Materials
  • Rubric

Be the first to comment


Join Lesson Planet Community, our free teacher discussion forum, to share ideas about this resource, and more.

Join the Conversation

What Members Say


Jack G.
As a Lesson Planet member, not only am I privy to a wide array of creative and effective lesson plans and materials, but it has saved me so much time, just not having to start from scratch.
Jack G., Teacher
Eveleth, MN