Minecraft Education Edition: Who is Dr. MLK Jr.? (Lessons in Good Trouble)

Students will work together to create museum galleries depicting the different identities of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Learning Objectives

SOCIAL CONTEXT: Students will develop an understanding on how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s identity was shaped and influenced by different social factors.

INTRAPERSONAL CONTEXT: Students will develop an understanding of how Dr. King’s views of himself determined different aspects of his identity.

INTERPERSONAL CONTEXT: Students will develop an understanding of how Dr. King’s identity was shaped and influenced based upon his interactions with other people.

At the end of this lesson: 

  • Students will understand that Dr. King’s identity was made up of many different roles.
  • Students will gain an understanding of what identity is and what it means to them.

 

External References

Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.

I Have a Dream

Dear Martin

Minecraft World file

Minecraft world to support the lesson activities. Link will open in Minecraft: Education Edition.

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Technology Topics
Video Games
Social Studies Topics
American History, Constitution & Bill of Rights, Ethics, Government and Political Science
K-6, Middle School, High School, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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