Lesson Plan

Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream

Use this lesson to show your students that dreams can become reality with dedication and determination. This lesson will teach them about a man who made his dream come true by standing firm in front of the most challenging obstacles.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to gather information from different sources about Martin Luther King, Jr.


(5 minutes)
I Have a Dream WorksheetMartin Luther King, Jr. Crossword PuzzleMartin Luther King, Jr: Historical Heroes
  • Ask your students what they know about Martin Luther King Junior.
  • Create a word web with all the information they know about him.
  • Tell your students that they will learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.