Martin Luther King Jr

Ready-To-Go Teacher Created Activities

Martin Luther King Jr. is known as one of the greatest civil rights leaders. He challenged all people of the world to love, forgive and use nonviolent means to solve issues of segregation and hate. The national holiday named in his honor promotes equal rights, encourages citizens to volunteer to their communities and works toward ending racial segregation and racism. Theses featured articles can help you observe this day with your students as we honor this man and his teachings. Create a free account and search King in the Ready-To-Go Publicly Shared Activities Bank.

 

 

I Have A Dream Speech

Students watch actual footage from the famous Martin Luther King Jr. speech, "I Have A Dream." Students will reflect on the words from King, then write their own dream or goal inspired speech. 

 

I Have a Dream Speech

 
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Ten Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King 

High school students will enjoy learning new facts about Martin Luther King Jr.. Written on a 1290 Lexile level, these surprising facts draw in the reader. Followed by seven multiple choice and three extended response this is a great ELA and history lesson in one. 

 
 Ten Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. 

Ten Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. 

 
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Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.?

Kid Presidents helps young students understand Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of love in a time of great distress. One page informational text followed by six true/false questions reinforce reading comprehension while instantly providing a completely automated grade to teachers and students. 

 

Who Was Martin Luther King Jr?

 
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Martin Luther King

A four minute Mini-Biography showing live footage of Martin Luther King helps students fully understand the urgency and emotion behind King's message. Three pages of informational text, including photographs and quotes tell of King's life. Eight student response questions challenge student's to give their opinions and then support that opinion with facts from the text. 

 

Martin Luther King

 
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Martin Luther King Jr. (470 Lexile)

Young students will enjoy this three minute fact filled cartoon about Martin Luther King Jr. A short text followed by four multiple choice questions and three extended response questions help students improve reading and language art skills while increasing fluency and endurance on computer based activities. 

 

Martin Luther King Jr. (470 Lexile) 

 
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