1. Have students share what they know about Dr. King.
2. Virtual tour to the Lincoln Memorial and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
3. Examine some quotes from Dr. King.
4. Time for questions and answers
The participant will
--share previous knowledge about Dr. King
--identify the Lincoln Memorial and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
--look at the significance of the March on Washington
--explore symbolism at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
--examine quotes from Dr. King's speeches
NCSS (National Council Social Studies)
Dimension 2 History – Historical Sources and Evidence, Perspectives
D2.His.2.3-5. Compare life in specific historical time periods to life today
D2. His.5.3-5. Explain connection among historical contexts and people’s perspectives at the time.
D2.His.6.3-5. Describe how people’s perspectives shaped the historical sources they created.
DC Social Studies:
5.14. Students describe the key events and accomplishments of the Civil Rights movement in the United States.