B.B. King Teacher Resources
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Perspective on the Civil Rights and Dr. Martin Luther King's Speech
3rd - 6th
Play Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's "I Have a Dream" speech to your young learners, encouraging them to follow along with the paper copy in front of them. There are discussion questions, pictures, and a graphic organizer attached....
Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading the article "Kings Dream Everyday," class members conduct a Socratic seminar discussion of Martin Luther King,s contributions to the civil rights movement. They then read and respond to a passage from Michael Eric Dyson's...
Excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from the Birmingham City Jail
6th CCSS: Designed
One of the most well-known leaders of the civil rights movement was imprisoned for protesting the unfair treatment of his fellow man. Learners read a brief excerpt a letter written by Martin Luther King, Jr. during a night in the...
For King’s Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream "Cannot Wait"
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
"Hate is why we cannot wait." Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s attorney and advisor Clarence B. Jones' six words on race are at the center of an article that reflects on the civil rights movement. After reading the article, middle schoolers...
An Introduction to Ernst Kantorowicz's The Kings Two Bodies
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Long live the king! A video summary of The King's Two Bodies by Ernst Kantorowicz discusses political theology during the medieval period and how body politics could survive the body natural. The video uses illustrations and clear...
Sample Differentiated Language Arts
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Meet the needs of all learners with this differentiated lesson plan. First, activate prior knowledge with a mini-lesson plan and examine one of the popular speeches, "I Have A Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr., or "New Frontier" by John....
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a study in celebrating people
K - 5th
Students analyze obstacles in their own life by studying Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In this humanity lesson, students create T-charts listing the obstacles one faces in life and how they can be overcome. Students compare and contrast...
Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr., Excerpt of Telephone Conversation
8th - 11th
Imagine listening in on a conversation between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as Johnson outlines the support he needs from King to pass the legislation required for programs essential for "The Great...