In this lesson, students identify how a bill becomes a law in the United States by analyzing the Constitution and exploring how an organized public campaign applied pressure on elected representatives to enact the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday.
How Dr. King's Birthday Became a National Holiday
Subject Social Studies
Grade Level Grades 2-5
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Please. This may very well be a great lesson, but to label it K-5 is just ridiculous. Sure, I could pull stuff from it to adapt it for younger students, but that would be way work than just gathering the information on my own and creating a lesson from scratch.
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