Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / The Crayon Box That Talked CCSS Writing Activity

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / The Crayon Box That Talked CC
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / The Crayon Box That Talked CC
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / The Crayon Box That Talked CC
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / The Crayon Box That Talked CC
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Read the book, “The Crayon Box That Talked,” by Shane DeRolf. (a copy of the poem is included in this packet). Then read the quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech (also included).

After reading have a discussion with your class on the importance of getting along and working together. Whether it’s in your family, school, or community, wouldn’t it be a better world if we all got along.

Depending on the ability of your class this can be done as a whole group, in small groups, in partners, or independently.

Included in this packet:
The poem “The Crayon Box That Talked”
The quote from Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream”
A Venn diagram to compare and contrast the poem to the quote
Crayon writing page to color and cut out
Lined writing page with crayon border
Lined writing page with book title

Common Core State Standards

RI 1.3 Describe the connection between two pieces of informational text.

RL 2.9 Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story or two books on the same topic.

RI 3.9 – When researching a topic, read two informational texts on a single topic and create a topic-specific Venn diagram to compare and contrast the information. Each circle will be titled with the name of one text; record facts and details in the appropriate places on the graphic organizer.

RL 4.5 – Create a large, three-circle Venn diagram to explore major differences between poems, drama, and prose. Head each circle with Drama, Poetry, and Prose. As you review the characteristics of each, refer to their structural elements (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter, characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) and list details accordingly.

RI 5.6 – Use a two- or three-circle Venn diagram to analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic. Be sure to note important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

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