Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world. A minister, King became a civil rights activist at an early age. At the 1963 March on Washington, King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, where he outlined his vision, or dream, for our country. In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end racial inequality.
That was MLK's dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home - a great opportunity for students to envision their “dreams”, think about what citizens and leaders do to make a dream a reality plus learn about government, leadership and problem-solving. This activity is aligned to Common Core and NC social studies standards, and includes links to primary sources and founding documents.
Find the activity, plus text, audio and video of the historic speech here: http://generationnation.org/index.php/learn/entry/i-have-a-dream
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