1. Topic-
Martin Luther King Jr.
2. Content-
The Civil Rights Movement and its impact on America
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.To develop a better understanding of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's
2.To Identify some of the students goals in his or her life.
3.To help the students understand why we celebrate the birth of MLK Jr.
4. Objectives-
1.The students will listen to part of MLK's speech and identify how it related to his search for equality using good logical reasoning orally in class.
2.The students will be able to identify their goals in life by writing a paragraph or two using good sentence structure, proper capitalization and punctuation.
3.Students will be able to complete exercise in MLK analogies with 90% accuracy during class.
5. Materials and Aids-
Active board, worksheet on MLK analogies, I have a dream story starter, pencils and paper.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Tell student that they are going to listen to part of MLK's speech then comment on how it relates to his dream...

B. Development-

1.Have students listen to the speech
2.Have them discuss his dream and if that dream has been achieved and why
3.Remind students about what an analogy is.

C. Practice-

1.Have students write a short paragraph stating their belief that his dream has either been achieved or has not been achieved.
2.Have students complete a list of analogies that deal with MLK's ideals , goals and objectives in life
3.Have students complete a worksheet that identifies their goals in life

D. Independent Practice-

1.Students will be assigned a short homework assignment dealing with MLK.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.teacher and assistant will work in small groups with students with the students who struggle with this task

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Review the students work and identify any problems in understanding.

G. Closure-

1.Have students evaluate the effect of MLK's time among us and his impact on American morals.
7. Evaluation-
1.Correct all work to check for understanding.

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