A Speech with Purpose: "I Have a Dream"

Unit 6: Purpose Across Multiple Texts
Lesson 6 of 17

Objective: SWBAT analyze a text for purpose, including rhetoric and style, by viewing and analyzing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

Big Idea: "I Have a Dream" for equality (and that every student will analyze purpose).

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English / Language Arts, Analysis (Listening and Speaking), rhetorical style, equality (American Govt), purpose, I have a dream, analyze details, comparison, historical background, equality
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