BLOG: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND LOOKING AHEAD AT FUTURE UNITS. Third grade teacher, Dawn Smith blogs about The Martin Luther King Jr. Biography unit of study. She shares some student work, classroom charts, and ideas for outside connections (such as books and YouTube videos). She also discusses how you should connect what the students are learning to what they have already done and what they will be doing in future units.
Our panel discusses a college's controversial decision to cast a white man in the role of Martin Luther King Jr. in a production of "The Mountaintop." Plus, what do you think of Shia LaBeouf's movie marathon?
SS2H1 The student will read about and describe the lives of historical figures in Georgia history. a.Identify the contributions made by these historic figures: James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia); Sequoyah (development of a Cherokee alphabet); Jackie Robinson (sports); Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights); Jimmy Carter (leadership and human rights). *Online Website/Games*
The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Dr. Alveda King. She will discuss her Uncle,the late great Martin Luther King, the importance of MLK day, and our current education system: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/totaltutor/2015/01/20/dr-alveda-king-discusses-her-uncle-and-the-importance-of-mlk-day #dralvedaking #alvedaking #martinlutherking #mlk #mlkday #education #educationsystem #God #Faith #africanamerican #silentnomore #campaign #testimony #abortion #forgiveness #healing #writer #author