These can be used in a variety of ways. Martin Luther King, Jr was an important American. Read your favorite book about MLK then use these forms for several types of CCSS writing. Pose an essential question then let students develop their own thoughts and ideas based on what they have learned. "Do you think it is important for people to stand up for their rights?" "Do you think that Martin Luther King, Jr. was an important American? Explain. "What dreams do you have that could make the world a better place?"