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Beyond Vietnam: Dr. King Opposes the War

Students analyze a webpage for messages about Dr. Martin Luther King's opposition to the Vietnam War and about historical context and producer intent in media messages .This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Peace is the Way”. To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Webpage
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Shared Legacy: Gandhi, King & Obama

Students analyze a poster for messages about Barack Obama, the historical legacy of peacemaking and about purpose and sponsorship of media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Working For Peace Working for Justice”. To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Webpage
Pdf
Sox Sperry


"True Leaders Work For Peace" Poster

Students analyze a poster for messages about Martin Luther King, boycotts and about historical context for media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Working For Peace Working for Justice”. To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Poster
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


"Boycott Leader Gives Human Relations Talks" Front Page

Students analyze a newspaper front page for messages about Martin Luther King, boycotts and about target audience for media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Working For Peace Working for Justice”. To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Wiretapping Dr. King

Students analyze a 2006 ACLU advertisement for messages about government wiretaps on Dr. King and about historical context. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Challenging White Supremacy." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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US History


High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Print Advertisement
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


“Martin Luther King at Communist Training School” Billboard

Students analyze an anti-Communist billboard for messages about anti-racist organizing and about red-baiting in the media. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Challenging White Supremacy." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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US History


High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Poster, Print Advertisement
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Different Interpretations

Students analyze two comic book covers from 1957 & 2007 for messages about the role of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others in the Montgomery bus boycott and about historical context. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Challenging White Supremacy." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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US History


High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Editorial Cartoon, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Sculptures of Dr. King: Reading the Messages

This is a media literacy and critical thinking activity in which students analyze four sculptures for messages about Dr. King's life and legacy.

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Visual Arts, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, ELA/English Language Arts


Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary
Whole Class
15-30 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT, ACTIVITY PLAN
Pdf, Ppt
Sox Sperry


The Challenge of Change

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing a passage from Dr. King's book, "Where Do We Go From Here" and letters to the editor on naming a local street for Dr King.

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Psychology, Journalism, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology, ELA/English Language Arts


Middle School, High School, College
Whole Class
30-60 Minutes

LESSON PLAN, TEACHER GUIDE, STUDENT WORKSHEET
Editorial Opinion, Informational Text
Pdf
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


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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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


Middle School, High School, College
Whole Class
Over 60 Minutes

LESSON PLAN, TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT, VIDEO
Documentary Film, Feature Film, Illustration, Informational Text, News - Print, Photograph, Television Program, Webpage
Pdf, Ppt, Mp4
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


Three Speeches

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing three of Dr. King's speeches for content, literary devices and presentation form.

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Film/Video Arts, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology, ELA/English Language Arts


Middle School, High School, College
Pair, Whole Class
Over 60 Minutes

VIDEO, STUDENT WORKSHEET, STUDENT READING, TEACHER GUIDE, LESSON PLAN
Speech, Web Video
Mp4, Pdf
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


A Media Chronology

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson about Dr. King's public accomplishments and their representation in the media.

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Visual Arts, Film/Video Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Music, Journalism, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy


Middle School, High School, College
Whole Class
Over 60 Minutes

VIDEO, STUDENT HANDOUT, STUDENT READING, POWERPOINT, TEACHER GUIDE, LESSON PLAN
Illustration, Informational Text, Literature, Music/song, News - Print, Photograph, Poster, Speech, Web Video
Mp4, Pdf, Ppt
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


To Inspire- To Breathe Into

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using four short film excerpts to reflect on what inspires people to move from affinity to action.

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Film/Video Arts, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School
Pair, Whole Class
30-60 Minutes

VIDEO, STUDENT WORKSHEET, TEACHER GUIDE, LESSON PLAN
Documentary Film, Television Program, Web Video
Mp4, Jpg, Pdf
Sox Sperry


Working for Peace, Working for Justice

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using diverse media imagery to teach about the interconnections between U.S. peace and social justice movements by examining the lives of five peacemakers.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College
Whole Class
30-60 Minutes

POWERPOINT, TEACHER GUIDE, LESSON PLAN, STUDENT READING, ASSESSMENT
Illustration, Informational Text, News - Print, Photograph, Poster, Webpage
Ppt, Pdf
Sox Sperry