Martin Luther King Jr.

Classroom resource: Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan dies at age 85

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Learn more about the life of Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and lawyer, who died on Monday at the age of 85. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: MLK Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and the Capitol Hill Riot

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Use this lesson plan to discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” following the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: 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 literary influences on King’s speech. Continue reading

Monday News Roundup: Week of August 31

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Discuss what’s been happening in the news this past week. Continue reading

The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

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This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

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