FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON – “Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Speech FREE #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths”

by Tracee Orman

8th – 11th Grade



Free activities for using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in class. #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths

This is a great activity to share with your students in celebration of Dr. King’s life and dream. Activities are aligned with the Common Core Standards for grades 6-12 and include: a copy of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech with figurative language questions, general questions, social studies research project, writing prompt, word scramble, service project prompt, and additional activities to use in class.

Great resource to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in January, Black History month in February, anniversary of “Dream” speech (on Emmitt Till’s death anniversary) in August, for any speech/communications course, non-fiction reading, poetry units, or connections to novels like To Kill a Mockingbird, Cry the Beloved Country, Invisible Man, Number the Stars, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Native Son, Seedfolks, and more.

This resource is and will always be FREE. #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths

Created by Tracee Orman
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