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
Discussion Activity. In this activity students will enjoy role playing as one of the writers of “A Call for Unity,” a letter written by prominent Alabama clergymen that served as the catalyst for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail." #teachers #lessons
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have A Dream," Layered Flip Flap Book ($)
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.
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
No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy): test; essay questions; teacher notes
➢ A multiple choice quiz with 19 Qs, answers, and page numbers. ➢ 2 passages from the book and one from the film. With each passage there are several questions that may be used as group questions, homework questions, discussion questions, and/or research questions. ➢ There are 3 essay questions; each essay question has several follow-up questions and/or writing prompts. There are over 25 in total (see the preview for an example). ➢ A copy of the poem “Sailing to Byzantium.” ➢ Teacher notes.
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. $