Martin Luther King Lesson Plans and Resources: Understanding a Life and Legacy
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Martin Luther King Jr Activities and Lessons for a New Generation
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
Education was integral to Dr. King’s vision for a more just society, and working to ensure that dream comes true is integral to America’s educators today. Share the influential ideas of this towering figure of the civil rights movement who envisioned racial, economic and social justice for America by espousing non-violent, collective action that would change society forever.
Martin Luther King Jr Activities and Lesson Plans for PreK-12
Share My Lesson’s updated collection features curated lesson plans, resources and activities to help your prek-12 students explore Dr. King's commitment to the labor movement and the fight for justice and dignity. Explore resources that offer professional development opportunities with resources like:
- Memphis 1968: Lessons for Today
- The Persuasive Speechwriting of Martin Luther King
- Civil Rights in The 1960s;
- Beyond The Dream: MLK in The Classroom.
Discover what you can teach your students today with these carefully selected, free Martin Luther King lesson plans and resources.
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