Bring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to your classroom with these resources from Discovery Education Streaming. Dr. King was a pastor who led and inspired millions in the fight for equal rights. Dr. King advocated peaceful methods of resistance to unfair laws, such as boycotting buses that forced African Americans to ride separately and leading a march to Washington, D.C., to call for jobs and freedom for all. Though King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, his message of freedom and equality lives on.
The month of January marks many notable anniversaries, commemorations, and observations of the lives and work of people who have made a difference in the world.
All month, Discovery Education will be highlighting content and strategies for acknowledging these change-makers, as well as providing opportunities for students to consider how they can make a difference in their communities and their world.
This week’s Lively Lesson prompts students to understand the motivations behind change makers and to begin identifying commonalities in their lives and work.
Discovery employees had the day off yesterday, but Mousey wanted to still make an appearance this week in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. His leadership for the community against racism through nonviolent campaigns moved hundreds of thousands of people. He is most