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Busting the Myth of MLK Jr.

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the differences between how MLK, Jr. and his famous speech are perceived and what actually happened. In this lesson on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life, students examine the simplification of MLK, Jr.'s life and famous...
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The Making of a Holiday: MLK, Jr. Day

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore the life of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. They discuss the events surrounding his death and the significance of the federal holiday honoring Dr. King. As a class, they read about Dr. King's work for...
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Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Modern learners may be able to describe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s influence within the Civil Rights Movement, but can they identify how that influence has affected their lives today? Class members conduct a brief amount of research...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and the Power of Words

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
It is easy to forget the power that written or spoken word can have in effecting change. Using quotations from such inspirational leaders as Maya Angelou, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr., encourage your class members to...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence

For Teachers K - 5th
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. not only paved the way for African American citizens' civil rights, he created an example for women's groups, Hispanic groups, and groups with disabilities to fight for their rights as well. Learn more with a...
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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.: 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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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 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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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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RBG Dr. Martin Luther Jr. Studies Lesson Plan-Guide

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Explore Martin Luther King Jr.  Students listen to a speech given by Martin Luther King, and interpret his message. They discuss civil rights and how Martin Luther King Jr. exhibited good citizenship, then brainstorm ways in which they...
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The Man Who Changed America

For Students 3rd - 5th
An informative video shares a quick history of Martin Luther King, Jr. The engaging narrator covers topics such as where and when MLK Jr. was born, what charged his passion, and good deeds he performed. 
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Social Studies: Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 5th
Wow! Contained within this PowerPoint is not just one great activity or lesson, but five. Each lesson relates to the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King and covers a different writing or research skill. Students will determine fact...
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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
After reading the article "Kings Dream Everyday," class members conduct a Socratic seminar discussion of Martin Luther King,s contributions to the civil rights movement. They then read and respond to a passage from Michael Eric Dyson's...
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a study in celebrating people

For Teachers K - 5th
Students analyze obstacles in their own life by studying Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In this humanity lesson, students create T-charts listing the obstacles one faces in life and how they can be overcome. Students compare and contrast...
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Martin Luther King, Jr: A Pre-and Post Reading Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners complete an anticipatory set (pre-reading activity) concerning Martin Luther King Jr., then participate in differentiated reading exercises to read the selection "Celebrating the Life and Contributions of Martin Luther King Jr."
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Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars explore U.S. history by reading biographical information of a famous American leader. In 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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Sample Differentiated Language Arts

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Meet the needs of all learners with this differentiated lesson plan. First, activate prior knowledge with a mini-lesson plan and examine one of the popular speeches, "I Have A Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr., or "New Frontier" by John....
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Understanding King's Use of Metaphors in the

For Students 7th - 10th
One of the most famous and well-crafted speeches of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, consists of rich metaphors and rhetorical language. Using a provided graphic organizer, students analyze five quotes...
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Dreams Progress

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Has society progressed to the dream Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in his famous address during the civil rights movement? Learners work with a partner to analyze one excerpt from King's "I Have A Dream" speech and find a current image...
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Our Story: Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence

For Teachers 1st - 4th
In this parent and child activity, young learners read Martin’s Big Words and a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There is a wonderful guided reading pdf that defines challenge words and provides reading tips. The object of this...
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Civil Rights Methodology Martin Luther King, Jr. – Stokely Carmichael

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast the visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Stokely Carmichael. In this African-American history lesson, students read speeches by each of the men and summarize the arguments made by each of them about...
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Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners discover the Civil Rights movement by researching MLK.  In this human rights lesson, students identify Martin Luther King Jr. and the events that he took charge of during his life.  Learners view photographs in a slide-show...

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