8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
Service Learning & Social Good
Students will work together to create museum galleries depicting the different identities of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 14, 2021
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
I am Martin Luther King, Jr.
National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream
Minecraft World file
Minecraft world to support the lesson activities. Link will open in Minecraft: Education Edition.
Interpersonal Context :
Teacher Preparation for Lesson:
In preparation for this lesson, the teacher should become familiar with the terms identity and intersectionality by referencing the following Khan Academy video: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/social-inequality/social-class/v/intersectionality
Create an “Open-Ended” type question via Mentimeter and share it with students. The teacher should ask students, “Who was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?”
Consider the responses from students and ensure research is done around the many identifiers that apply to Dr. King i.e. Preacher, Father, Scholar, etc.
Prepare to view the Dr. King video for the whole class activity below.
Decide if you would like to have your students use the Buncee or Adobe Spark Page to conduct their research.
Buncee Link (Please note: Teachers can create a class within Buncee and easily share this as a template to their students) https://app.edu.buncee.com/buncee/525390ae75d3491289137c7f00835455
Spark Link (Please note: If using Spark Page, this serves as a guide. Students will need to recreate this themselves.) https://spark.adobe.com/page/njDfwIIjzgEBC/
Whole Class Discussion:
Introductory Questions: Students will participate in a class discussion about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the many facets that made up his identity. Within that discussion, please include the following questions:
Whole Class Activity:
Minecraft EE: Who is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
At the end of this lesson:
Social Media Graphics
Students will create a “Bento Box” representing the different aspects of Dr. King’s identity using resources like Adobe Spark, Buncee, Power Point, etc.
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