Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8

NOTE TO EDUCATORS: The movie featured in this lesson plan contains descriptions of violence and discrimination during the Civil Rights Movement. Due to the sensitivity of this topic, consider previewing the movie before showing it to the class.  

In this downloadable lesson plan, students explore how Martin Luther King, Jr. impacted people’s lives and are prompted to consider the progress we still need to make toward fulfilling his dream of equality.


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Lesson Plan Common Core State Standards Alignments