After viewing the following video clip that shows a detailed plan for the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial project, one of my students exclaimed, "This is WONDERFUL! It's like Martin Luther King Jr. cuts through the rock and lets all the people walk through freely." This is one of the many extremely rewarding moments that occur in teaching visual art.
In response to the video and a brief slideshow showing and describing MLK's biography, the students created pencil drawings:
Students were given the opportunity to share his/her drawings and to describe how we can act justly and promote peace without our own communities.
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