We found 90 resources with the keyterm martin luther king jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream - Mini BookLesson Planet
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. by sharing his dream of equality for all with young readers. This printable book includes simple sentences and one- and two-syllable words that make it a perfect...
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent ResistanceLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights...
Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" SpeechLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Invite your class to investigate racism and civil rights by analyzing the great Dr. Martin Luther King's speech. Your learners will read the words from the "I Have a Dream" speech and analyze the political and racial overtones. They will...
Martin Luther King Jr.: His Legacy as Seen Through the Mississippi Summer Freedom ProjectLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Invite your middle schoolers to analyze the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They will research selected Internet websites regarding the CORE and the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. Your class will extend their research using...
Adding to the Picture: The 1963 March on WashingtonLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Who do your scholars imagine when they think about the civil rights movement? If only a few faces come to mind, this lesson will expand their concepts of the movement's leaders. Learners examine an image of the 1963 March on Washington,...
The Impact of the Civil Rights MovementLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Deepen understanding of the Civil Rights Movement with this collection of primary documents. This resource contains 22 video transcripts about desegregation, voting rights, black power, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and more. You might...
Life and Times: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th
The life and times of Martin Luther King Jr. are outlined in this simple-yet-informative presentation. This is an image-rich slide show depicting scenes from his personal and public life. A great resource to use with a unit on the civil...
RBG Dr. Martin Luther Jr. Studies Lesson Plan-GuideLesson Planet
1st - 6th
Explore Martin Luther King Jr. Students listen to a speech given by Martin Luther King, and interpret his message. They discuss civil rights and how Martin Luther King Jr. exhibited good citizenship, then brainstorm ways in which they...
Martin Luther King Jr. and NonviolenceLesson Planet
K - 5th
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
US Civil Rights Movement: Beginnings through the 60sLesson Planet
8th - 11th
A real find for a U.S. History teacher, this presentation could supplement many class sessions about the Civil Rights Movement. Pictures of events, major figures, and "Whites Only" signs are striking and effective for even your most...
Realizing the Dream: The Civil Rights MovementLesson Planet
Sixth graders explore the concept of the Civil Rights Movement. In this civil rights lesson plan, 6th graders discuss the Civil Rights Movement and how if effected the people today. Students also recite a play dealing with these ideas.
The Art of Nonviolence: Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, and Concepts of Nonviolence in Indian ArtLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students make connections between nonviolent ideals and art. In this visual arts lesson, students discuss the successes of the American Civil Rights Movement and discuss Gandhi's influence on the movement. Students then examine images of...
Martine Luther King Jr. and John Lewis: Speeches at the March on Washington, August 1963Lesson Planet
Ninth graders study the Civil Rights Movement. In this American History lesson, 9th graders analyze the speeches of major civil rights leaders. Students compare and contrast the meanings of these speeches.
Civil Rights Methodology Martin Luther King, Jr. – Stokely CarmichaelLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael. In this African-American history lesson, students read speeches by each of the men and summarize the arguments made by each of them about...
The Makings of a Great Leader: The Childhood of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Lesson Planet
2nd - 5th
Students examine why Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered to be such a great man, by listening to the many anecdotes about his experiences. In this Martin Luther King, Jr. instructional activity, students read the story about Ruby...
Land, Liberty and the Struggle for the American DreamLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate equality by reading a historical fiction book in class. In this civil rights lesson, students read the story Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry with their classmates and define the Jim Crow Laws that kept blacks...
Give Peace A Chance: Nonviolence as a valid strategy for social changeLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Students analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution instructional activity, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works.
Black Separatism or the Beloved Community? Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this African American history lesson, students compare and contrast the tactics employed by Malcolm X and Martin Luther King,...
Dr. King’s Leadership in the Aftermath of the Bombing of Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist ChurchLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of nonviolent resistance. In this nonviolent resistance lesson, students consider how Dr. King led during the aftermath of the bombing of Birmingham's Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.
The Importance of Self-Governance in Changing LawsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the teachings of Gandhi and King. In this nonviolent resistance activity, students listen to a lecture that reveals how Gandhi and King educated their followers about nonviolent resistance. Students analyze contemporary...
Journey to Synergy on the path of Gandhi and KingLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of synergy. In this peace and tolerance lesson, students read sections of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Covey and then discuss how Gandhi and King mastered the art of synergy. Learners then...
Martin Luther King Jr. and ChristianityLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students analyze the influx of Christian principles in nonviolent resistance. In this Civil Right Movement lesson plan, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s interpretation of Christianity and...
Who’s Got Rights? An Introduction to Human Rights and Human Rights DefendersLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Pupils explore human rights issues. In this social justice lesson, students examine human rights as they read segments of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights," discuss photographs with human rights implications, and play a human...
Contributions that Martin Luther King Jr. Made to SocietyLesson Planet
Second graders discover the positive effects Martin Luther King, Jr. had on society. In this U.S. history lesson, 2nd graders investigate racial tensions from sixty to seventy years ago and view a video about MLK, Jr. Students discuss...
On the Other Side of the Color Barrier: Segregation and the Negro LeaguesLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Students study segregation that occurred in the past and that is currently occurring. In this equal rights lesson, students use primary source documents to student segregation of the past. In a culminating activity, students find or draw...
Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr.Lesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of non-violent resistance. In this political philosophies lesson, students study the political tactics of Mohandas Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, and Martin Luther King, Jr. in order to discover how each of...