Children listen and respond to a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the importance of kind acts and service to others. They reflect on a quotation by Dr. King and apply it to their own lives.
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Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Unit: Bully-Free Zone
The learners present skits share strategies for addressing bullying behavior. They make a plan to reduce bullying in their school or community.
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
In this lesson, youth discuss the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and especially focus on his ethic of service.
Unit: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A picture book biography tells the story of the life and philanthropy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Unit: Dear Philanthropist
After researching the life and work of a chosen philanthropist from history, the learner takes on the role of that philanthropist in writing a letter back to the learner. In this letter, the philanthropist shares their motivations and feelings about their work, and compares and contrasts...
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 6)
Learners analyze and define the word perseverance and reflect on the perseverance of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Unit: Advocacy-Getting the Job Done
Young people identify several advocacy strategies and draw conclusions as to their effectiveness. They research efforts in past advocacy campaigns to learn about people, styles, and effectiveness.
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Participants explore Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s thoughts about serving and taking action. They give examples of service and social action by one person that can change the world.
Unit: Powerful Words Unite Us in Service
Analyze quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr, about being loving and inclusive. Design posters to encourage action and diverse community building.
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (6-8)
Students explore what it means to be responsible citizens and identify ways they are (or can be) responsible at home, in school, and in the community. They create a survey related to people's perceptions of community health and poll members of the community to identify needs.