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Constructing King

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing diverse media representations of Dr. King including conflicting video interpretations of Dr. King and Malcolm X.

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Kit: Media Constructions of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Psychology, Visual Arts, Film/Video Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, Consumer Education, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology, ELA/English Language Arts

Grade Level(s)

Middle School, High School, College

Media Type(s)

Documentary Film, Feature Film, Illustration, Informational Text, News - Print, Photograph, Television Program, Webpage


Chris Sperry, Sox Sperry, Eric Acree, Christopher Carey, Barry Derfel, Kim Fontana, Moira Lang, Faith Rogow, Robin Rosoff, Tanya Saunders, Cyndy Scheibe, Lauren Trichon, Andrea Volckmar

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)