Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Lesson Plan: The March on Washington and Its Impact

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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

Lesson plan: Covington Catholic incident through a media literacy lens

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Discuss media literacy strategies you can use when it comes to understanding current events and issues, including the confrontation between Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his classmates, and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips on Friday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Continue reading

Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr. for today

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Use this lesson on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to discuss dreamed of an America where people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”  Continue reading

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