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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Power of Nonviolence. [Lesson Plan] [microform]
Bib ID 5677332
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2000 
10 p. 
Summary

This lesson plan introduces students in grades 6-8 to Martin Luther King Jr.'s philosophy of nonviolence and the teachings of Mohandas K. Gandhi that influenced King's views. After considering the political impact of this philosophy, students explore its relevance to personal life. In these 6 lessons students will: (1) examine the philosophy of nonviolence developed by Martin Luther King, Jr.; (2) consider how this philosophy translated into practice during the Civil Rights Movement; (3) explore the relationship between King's teachings on nonviolence and those of Mohandas K. Gandhi; and (4) reflect on the relevance of nonviolence to one's personal conduct in everyday life. Intended for grades 6-8, the plan notes subject areas covered (literature, world and U.S. history), time required to complete the lesson, skills used and taught in the lesson, and the standards developed by professional associations or governments that are related to the lesson. Activities to extend the lesson, and further resources conclude the lesson plan. (SR)

Notes

Availability: Full text at: http://edsitement.neh.gov/lessonplans/mlking.html.

Sponsoring Agency: MCI WorldCom, Arlington, VA.

Sponsoring Agency: Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.

ERIC Note: Small print in the column of text on the right side of the document may not reproduce well.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Civil Rights.  |  Class Activities.  |  English Instruction.  |  Intermediate Grades.  |  Language Arts.  |  Lesson Plans.  |  Literature Appreciation.  |  Secondary Education.  |  United States History.  |  King (Martin Luther Jr) Nonviolence  |  Gandhi (Mahatma)
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.
Other authors/contributors National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC
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