This Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Leader lesson plan also includes:
Expand class members' appreciation of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A powerful resource examines King's speeches, writings, and actions that reveal his deep commitment to a nonviolent approach to Civil Rights. Learners watch a biographical video, analyze primary source documents, and research other leaders who chose nonviolence to achieve social justice.
- Pair the lesson with the lesson from the same source on Malcolm X and ask class members to compare the philosophies and approaches of the two leaders
- The lesson can be shared and assigned on Google Classroom
- The lesson also looks at important but less well known events