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Short films. 'I Have a Dream' and 'The Lasting Power of Dr. King's Dream Speech' Photo Last summer was the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when the Rev.

'I Have a Dream' and 'The Lasting Power of Dr. King's Dream Speech'

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. painted his dream of racial equality and justice for the nation that still resonates with us. “I have a dream,” he proclaimed, “my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” In this Text to Text, we pair Dr. Background: The speech that the Rev. Dr. But Dr. Below, we excerpted only the first part of Dr. Ms. Key Questions: Why is Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech so powerful, even 50 years later? Activity Sheets: As students read and discuss, they might take notes using one or more of the three graphic organizers (PDFs) we have created for our Text to Text feature: Excerpt 1: From “The Lasting Power of Dr.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech Excerpt 2: From “I Have a Dream,” by the Rev. For Writing or Discussion Michiko Kakutani asks: “Why does Dr. 1. 2. Socratic Seminars Using Informational Text. Photo Look at the front page of any day’s New York Times and you’ll find plenty for teenagers to discuss, whether meaty matters of global geopolitics, or lifestyle topics that hit closer to home.

Socratic Seminars Using Informational Text

Here on the Learning Network, we’re discovering via the enthusiastic response to our first persuasive essay contest just how central the skill of argument is in many curriculums this year. (We’ve already reached 2,000 submissions, and expect to receive hundreds more before the March 17 deadline.) So when Jonathan Olsen and Sarah Gross proposed that this week’s Skills Practice focus on the age-old inquiry-and-discussion format of the Socratic method, we agreed that it was a perfect complement to the contest — and, beyond that, a wonderful tool to help students wrestle with real-world questions and issues. Below, Mrs. The Task: The announcement that the College Board is creating a new version of the SAT made headlines and inspired editorials last week.

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