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Leadership at the March through music and speeches – Lesson Plan

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Besides Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there were several civil rights’ leaders who spoke and organized the March on Washington. Students will examine these individuals as well as the goals of the March as they pertained to jobs and freedom. Continue reading

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Small Business in America: What’s the #StoryBeyondTheStore? – Lesson Plan

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You don’t have to travel far for a history lesson. Every neighborhood is filled with history and small business shop owners who want to share…read more

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Defying Gender Stereotypes – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

With news of the National Football League hiring their first full-time female coach in history, classes will explore gender identity and stereotypes using four student-produced videos from PBS Student Reporting Lab’s new series, “Outside the Box.” Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as visual text – Lesson Plan

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Subjects English, social studies Estimated Time One 45-minute class Grade Level Middle School Introduction Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream”…read more

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as a work of literature

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Students will study Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and discuss the rhetorical influences on King’s speech, the oratorical devices that King used in delivering his speech and how a speech is similar to/different from other literary forms. Continue reading

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