Literary Nonfiction Unit


The purpose of this webquest is for you the student to understand the context of Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream Speech" . In other words what were the events that lead up to and prompted the need for his speech.

Additionally you will explore themes of persuasion and privacy. As, King was a very persuasive person but also a very private person.

Please note, although some task may seem unrelated, be advised they are related and work together for YOU the student to have a better understanding  and ability to analyze the complexities of KING.