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Letter from Birmingham Jail Background Knowledge Infographic. In this focusing activity for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, students will experiment with a fun and effective technological tool for conveying complex information as well as learn the background knowledge necessary for a thorough comprehension of King's letter. #teachers #lessons
Letter from Birmingham Jail Nonviolent Protest Activity: What better way to really understand Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision than for students to “walk in his shoes” and create their own protest demonstration on an issue they feel passionate about. #lessons
Martin Luther King's Letter from Birmingham Jail: A Common Core Nonfiction Unit
Martin Luther King's Letter from Birmingham Jail: A #Commoncore Nonfiction Unit. 71 pages of #lessons designed to help students understand and appreciate one of the most famous treatises on Civil Rights. Through this important primary document, students vicariously experience King's struggles and learn the principles of nonviolent protest, principles that have been adopted worldwide in humanity's never-ending struggle for freedom and equality. Suitable for #history and #English #teachers.
MISSISSIPPI BURNING ( 2 units combined) Included in this unit are the following: ➢ Five words to define and two questions to answer before watching the film. ➢ 11 questions to answer while watching the film. ➢ Three questions to answer after watching the film. Two of these questions ask for comparisons to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. ➢ Definitions to the five words; information about the real ‘Mississippi Burning’ case. ➢ 15 multiple-choice questions and answers. $2.75
This 12 page package includes 3 student Webquests. The collection includes: Harriet Tubman Rosa Parks Martin Luther King Jr.
This “I Dream” poetry and speech analysis resource is perfect for Black History Month. In 20 tasks, students analyze three dream related poems by Langston Hughes and one excerpt from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. If you are looking for No Prep, have students complete each task or slide as it presented. However, with little prep, the printed slides can become 20 literacy task cards to be used in a 5-7 day literacy center. Middle and High School
March for the Dream: A Martin Luther King, Jr. Math Lesson. Students use a scaled drawing of the National Mall to determine its actual area. Appropriate for both middle and high school classes. Addresses four Common Core Standards.