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A Job Fit for a King—Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The third Monday in January marks the day that we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the legacy he left behind. His leadership and commitment to the civil rights movement will never be forgotten. Celebrate his achievements,...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream - Mini Book

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. by sharing his dream of equality for all with young readers. This printable book includes simple sentences and one- and two-syllable words that make it a perfect...
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Martin Luther King Jr.: His Legacy as Seen Through the Mississippi Summer Freedom Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Invite your middle schoolers to analyze the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They will research selected Internet websites regarding the CORE and the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. Your class will extend their research using...
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The First Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
While most Americans can identify civil rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., they often are not aware of how controversial he was in his time. Using video resources that include documentation of the first federal holiday to honor him...
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A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How much do your learners know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Set up an opportunity for kids to learn about Dr. King while practicing reading fluency with a reader's theater activity. The script is for four voices and includes...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Planning a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration for preschoolers or primary graders? Check out a packet that includes a lesson plan, activities, and images designed for just such an event. 
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Civil Rights Biography: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do schools and government offices close one day every January to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Young learners discover the achievements and lasting significance of this influential figure in American history with...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students explore equality by researching the life of a famous Civil Rights Leader. In this Martin Luther King Jr. lesson plan, students create a timeline of King's life and identify the important contributions he made to African-American...
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Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers K - 2nd
Primary learners will embrace diversity and celebrate multiculturalism through these engaging activities. Which include reading the story Martin Luther King and singing the song "A Man Named King." They will also explore the concept of...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this civil rights lesson, students gain information about civil rights, the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott and the sacrifices people made for equal rights.
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The Life and Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Here is a precise article explaining chronological events that led Martin Luther King, Jr. to march for freedom and civil rights.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Civil Rights

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
How far have we come and how far do we still need to go to achieve equality and full civil rights in the United States? Include a packet of materials collected in your observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Me: Identifying with a Hero

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here, young historians compare their early lives to that of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s. They listen to a read aloud of a story by Dr. King's sister, and then write in the provided reflective journal template. Lastly, they share their...
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Teacher Share: Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Young learners celebrate the work and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. by making their own pledges of good will, as well through a variety of other engaging, hands-on activities.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "I Have A Dream" is hailed as one of the most eloquent and moving speeches of the 20th century. But what makes his words hit his listeners' ears in just the right ways? Young orators study Dr. King's...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.  
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Martin Luther King Reading Comprehension

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Boost reading comprehension with an interactive website featuring an informational passage about Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars read, or listen to, several paragraphs detailing MLK's life in order to answer seven multiple choice...
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Civil Rights Biography: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 3rd - 8th
Introduce your class to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his many accomplishments through a one-page biography. Class members read the text and respond to three questions included at the end. 
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Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore U.S. history by reading biographical information of a famous American leader. For this Martin Luther King Jr. lesson, students identify the great African American Civil Rights leader and his key contributions to the...
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Quotations of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 6th - 7th
In this quotations worksheet, students read and analyze 7 quotations by Martin Luther King, Jr. Students match each quote to the correct interpretation.
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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

For Students 5th - 10th
For this Dr. Martin Luther King activity worksheet, students use the 43 clues to identify the words needed to complete the crossword puzzle.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the highlights of Martin Luther King Jr's life. They gain an understanding of the Jim Crow Laws and The Civil Rights Movement, as well as becoming familiar with Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech. Groups of...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 3rd
Looking for some ideas of how to lead a meaningful study of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Then this PowerPoint is for you. The presentation outlines a five-day unit of study on the great man. Pupils are introduced to his history, his role in...

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