Martin Luther King, Jr. Reading & Writing Lessons DIGITAL and PRINT

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This Digital and Print Martin Luther King, Jr. Unit for middle school students is a meaningful way to honor and remember Martin Luther King, Jr. by studying one of his most famous speeches - "I Have A Dream." With these lessons, students delve further into the content and practice critical thinking skills. This unit covers a wide array of the Common Core State Standards, all while keeping students engaged and learning.

INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT:

- Martin Luther King, Jr. Background Information

- Vocabulary Preview

- Teacher Notes to help you teach this speech effectively

- Deciphering Figurative Language

- Understanding Setting & Your Dream Activity

- Analyzing Persuasion (ethos, pathos, logos, and charged words)

- Discussion Question Cards

- Essay Question & Rubric

- Five-Paragraph Essay Graphic Organizer

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright law, this resource DOES NOT include the text for the "I Have A Dream" speech.

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Total Pages
43 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
4 days
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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