Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement is an online video series of Learning Adventures (interactive field trips) occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
Grades 7 - 12
- Martin Luther King, Jr. | Civil Rights Leader | Storyboard Lesson
Grades K -3
From the Alabama Civil Rights March to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, teach your class about the importance of the various rallies and protests led by civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Martin Luther King Jr. | Video & Lesson Plan
Students will watch a short video from American Icons and engage in two primary source activities in order to explore how King’s deep-seated commitment to nonviolence contributed to the expansion of social justice in the United States, particularly for African Americans.
- Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise | Collection
"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed…" Examine with students MLK's legacy as well as the last fifty years of African American history.
- I Have a Dream" Speech | Video
Inspire students to learn the meaning behind Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech with this video from PBS NewsHour.
- Reaction to Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. | Video
Using archival news footage from April 1968, offer students a glimpse into life in America in the aftermath of Dr. King’s murder. (Via WGBH)
- Observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Collection
In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 16), use this special collection of educational resources to teach students about Dr. King and his achievements.
- All about the Holidays: Martin Luther King Day | Video
In 1994, President Clinton signed into law the Martin Luther King Day of Service as a national day of volunteer action. How will you and your students honor MLK Day?
- Students Reflect on "I Have a Dream" Speech | Video
Invite students to examine Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and consider what his goals were for racial equality in the U.S. (From PBS NewsHour)
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Crossword | Activity
Use this crossword puzzle to teach young learners about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.