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239 reviewed resources for "i have a dream"

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Dream Under Development

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of the 1963 March on Washington, class members do a side-by-side comparison of the original text of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream Speech" with a transcript of the speech he delivered. The take away from the...
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I Have a Dream… Personal Narrative: Writing About Your Dream for the World.

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do your pupils want to change the world? Find out with this writing prompt, inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s well-known speech. The resource provides the prompt and lines for writing.
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I Have A Dream

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a reader response essay as they react to the I Have A Dream speech made by Martin Luther King. In this Martin Luther King lesson plan, students read the speech, fill out a Civil Rights movement sheet, have discussions,...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students explore equality by researching the life of a famous Civil Rights Leader. In this Martin Luther King Jr. lesson, students create a timeline of King's life and identify the important contributions he made to African-American...
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Dreams Progress

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Has society progressed to the dream Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in his famous address during the civil rights movement? Learners work with a partner to analyze one excerpt from King's "I Have A Dream" speech and find a current image...
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"I Have a Dream" Presentation Speeches

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students write their own speech about their hopes and dreams and deliver it to the class.  In this "I Have a Dream" lesson, students create a speech using the Martin Luther King, Jr. speech as a model and for inspiration.  Students...
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Heart of the Matter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most people have heard of Dr. Maetin Luther King, Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" Speech. But few have heard of Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. Who were these guys and what did they have to do with the famous landmark event in the...
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Dreams for the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech "I Have a Dream" is the focus of a lesson plan that challenges scholars to reflect on the famous work then compose a piece of their own. A whole-class discussion delves deep into the speech, taking a...
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Making the Case for Equality: A Comparison

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Martin Luther King Jr's " I Have a Dream" speech and Atticus Finch's closing argument during the trial of Tom Robinson both address the societal need to overcome racism. After examining the rhetorical devices and figurative language used...
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The Legacy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Examine the legacy of some of the most influential speeches in American history with a series of history activities. Learners study George Washington's inaugural speech, Frederick Douglass's speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of...
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Geography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Young geographers follow Dr. Martin Luther King's journey during the civil rights movement by identifying major events on a map of the eastern United States, such as his birth in Atlanta, Georgia and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in...
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English Exercises: Listening

For Students 5th - 8th
In this online interactive English worksheet, students watch a video of Martin Luther King delivering the "I Have a Dream" speech and then respond to 30 fill in the blank questions about the text of the speech. Students may submit their...
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Civil Rights Movement: Martin Luther King

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The famous words of Martin Luther King still resonate with scholars today. An enlightening activity helps pupils examine the "I Have a Dream" speech in more depth and learn what impact it had on the civil rights movement. Young...
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MLK: Complete the Speech

For Students 3rd - 8th
Take a close look at a few paragraphs of Martin Luther King, Jr.s' famous speech, "I Have a Dream." Class members fill in the missing words using the bank of words provided and then respond to a question about the speech and modern day...
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I Have a Dream...

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore the dream of Martin Luther King, Jr. In this civil rights lesson plan, students utilize their computer skill as they compose "I have a dream" statements.
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Reading: I Have a Dream: Speech by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963

For Students 5th - 8th
In this future time reading comprehension worksheet, students read an excerpt from "I Have a Dream" and then respond to 3 multiple choice questions.
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"I Have a Dream" T-Chart

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" speech worksheet, students identify dreams and actions called for as they read or listen to the speech. Students complete a T-chart.
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I Have A Dream

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore MLK, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. They use different techniques to explore how to write by modeling and writing their own speech.
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Martin Luther King, Jr's, I Have A Dream Speech

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders display their understanding of the symbolism and references that Dr. King used to enrich his famous speech on August 28, 1963 from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, by constructing a jackdaw: a collection of documents and...
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MLK iMovie

For Teachers 5th
Provide a novel way to discuss the impact of Martin Luther King Jr. Learners watch a video clip of the "I Have a Dream" speech, do research on Martin Luther King Jr., and make an iMovie. While a great idea, this instructional activity...
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"I Have a Dream"

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify the main points and unique qualities of the "I Have a Dream" speech and write their own speech.  In this "I Have a Dream" lesson, students read the speech and discuss why the speech was written and the historical...
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He Had a Dream...I Have One Too!

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
What is your dream for a better world? After reading a short article about Dr Martin Luther King, kids identify something they would like to see changed, the steps that could be followed to make the dream a reality, and the effects these...
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Busting the Myth of MLK Jr.

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the differences between how MLK, Jr. and his famous speech are perceived and what actually happened. In this lesson on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life, students examine the simplification of MLK, Jr.'s life and famous...
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Digital Dreams

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars write a speech.  In this dreams lesson, students define the word dreams and list their own dreams.  Young scholars read and discuss Langston Hughes work, read and discuss excerpts from speeches by JFK and Martin Luther...

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