The general goal of this lesson is for students to use Martin Luther King’s famous speech as an example to craft their own persuasive speech about an issue of their choice. Students will utilize their knowledge of oratorical strategies to deliver their speech to the class.
Length of time needed: 6-8 class periods (90 minutes each)
This lesson was written by Jessica Kemp.
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Source: Jessica Kemp