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The March on Washington and Its Impact – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes such as the social conditions in the U.S. that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

What is Discrimination? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson on discrimination is designed for middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities. It is designed specifically for students who have difficulty with verbal and written expression. Continue reading

Leadership at the March through music and speeches – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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

Lesson plan: What the United Nations means today

Lesson Plan

In this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan, explore what the U.N. means to your students today by examining the 17 sustainable development goals to help end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change. Continue reading

What makes someone a bystander? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson asks students to explore the psychology of why people choose to remain bystanders instead of choosing to intervene. Continue reading

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