I Have A Dream Poster

Lesson #8924

Create an "I Have a Dream" bulletin board to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Grade Level:

Make fun, visual aids to engage students and inspire creative thought. Students can write quotes or phrases on shapes to create a unique bulletin board.

Recognize and celebrate student dreams with an inspiring bulletin board.

13743-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - King, Martin Luther - Large 15771-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Circles 6" & 4" - XL A10416-Sizzix Bigz Die Set - Weather (4 Die Set)

Supplies Used: Bulletin Board, Butcher Paper, Cardstock, Construction Paper

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Cover a bulletin board with butcher paper. Add the title, "I Have a Dream."
  2. Die-cut Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from various colors of cardstock or construction paper. Keep one shape whole and cut highlights from other shapes. Layer and adhere to embellish.
  3. Die-cut a Circle and mat the profile of Martin Luther King. Adhere to the center of the bulletin board.
  4. Die-cut a class set of Clouds and hand out to each student. Students may write hopes and dreams on the Clouds.
  5. Adhere Clouds to the bulletin board (see Main Photo).

Social Studies: People, Places and Environments

Pre-K-12: Standard 3

  • Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of people, places and environments. The study of people, places and human-environment interactions assists learners as they create their spatial views and geographic perspectives of the world.

National Council for the Social Studies, Expectations of Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (Washington, D.C.: NCSS, 1994). This book may be purchased by calling 800-683-0812. Electronic copies of it are not available.

Source: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies

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