Martin Luther King Day I Have a Dream Close Read and Rhetorical Analysis


“Engage your students in close reading and rhetorical analysis skills with this Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” close reading and analysis activity. This is a perfect activity for students on Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

I Have a Dream” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a speech packed with rhetorical devices. This activity packet provides secondary teachers with multiple resources to help students conduct a close read of this famous speech.

This resource includes:
A teacher introduction page
Annotation Guide
Rhetorical Device Chart
Full-text speech
Six different activities with writing prompts
Two close reading assignments
Two writing rubrics
Color-coded teacher annotation key

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