Get kids thinking outside the box and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by having your students determine what they think is just.
Are you studying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Here's an activity based on his peaceful protests on what is unjust. Children will sort statements
Originally published in Scholastic's Storyworks magazine. Exceptionally powerful reader's theater from the Civil Rights Movement. Liven up your Black History unit with this classroom play about the Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-ins of 1960. Based on the actual event, this classroom play script is sui
Perfect for Black History Month or to celebrate Martin Luther King Day! Imagine if your first encounter with Martin Luther King was behind bars. "In the Jailhouse with Dr. King" takes place during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and King's first incarceration. This work of historical fiction is suitable
Dr. King Activities Packet: Encourage your students to live his dream and honor the life and accomplishments of Dr. King with this 70 page unit designed to integrate Common Core State Standards for ELA with social studies. This unit is best suited for second and third graders.
Included in the packe
These materials are a nice addition to your lesson plans for Black History Month. The download includes an 8-page student book about Martin Luther King, Jr. It was written for my first grade students, but it will also work with high kindergarten readers and with 2nd grade children who need a littl
Teach students how to analyze an author’s arguments with Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail!
Analyzing an author’s arguments can be challenging for students; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth analysis! Everything to
This is a 14 page workbook to accompany the story "Happy Birthday Dr. King!" by Kathryn Jones. Skills covered include: author's purpose, punctuation and quotation marks, multiple meaning words/using a thesaurus, combining sentences, compound/simple sentences, fact/opinion, structural pattern, synon
Risk Sharing an I Have a Dream Speech
Students enjoy viewing Dr. King’s Dream Speech on video and then reflecting on a personal dream that addresses a problem they face. They love to compare their ideas for a dream to King's vision for freedom with this guide.
Dr. King is the perfect poem to teach kids about getting along. Use in a poetry notebook, as the poem of the week, to anchor friendship and MLK lessons, or let the kids color to present their poems on a bulletin board display.
After I introduce the poem, my kids LOVE going to th
This was such a delight to create because of the beautiful art concepts from Krista Walden, Melonheadz Illustrating and Teacher Resource Force. This easy on the ink printable has two copies per page, so print, cut in the middle and staple. That's it!
I tried to keep in mind the age of the students
This is a double-sided worksheet for Happy Birthday, Dr. King! that is tri-folded into a pamphlet.
It includes an illustration section, five comprehension questions. a vocabulary practice (10 words), and a making inferences or cause & effect activity (according to teacher preference).
This unit contains pictures and activities for teaching young children about Martin Luther King, Jr. It contains reading and writing activities, craft projects, recording sheets, and a few other things. It is 25 pages long.
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A fold-able booklet with the story vocabulary. Students are given a spot to include the definition, synonym, sentence the word was found in and or a spot to illustrate the word.The booklet stores easily in the student's textbook as a bookmark and study tool!
This mini-packet will help you introduce Martin Luther King, Jr. in an EASY, FUN, and FAST way. It includes activities to teach your students in a span of 2-3 days about this famous American and why we have a special holiday to honor him.
• a large color poster (8.5 x 11)
• a list o
Martin Luther King Jr. Writing and Art: Martin Luther King Jr. Photo montages to add kids' writing and art, for gorgeous display pieces; Mini-book of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life; Martin Luther King Jr. poem, Martin Luther King Jr. poster, brotherhood word splash, and lists of Martin Luther King-i
The Houghton Mifflin Reading, Grade 4, Happy Birthday, Dr. King! Common Core Standards resource is a teacher resource that supports both the Houghton Mifflin Reading and Houghton Mifflin Medallions English Language Arts adoptions and is aligned to the Common Core Standards.
The resources were creat
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through this PowerPoint with a variety of reading and writing activities.
The 12 slide PowerPoint teaches the history of Dr. King’s life. The presentation is designed to be read in the style of a nonfiction book. You can also print copies for small group or i
MLK Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January.
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday with this original poem and the accompanying activities. This packet includes the following:
* Suggestions for use
* Dr. King’s Dream (an original poem)
* I dream of a better life…(K-1 Stationer
This is a practice for the TN Ready Social Studies Part 1 Assessment writing task. Writing standard 5.2. It includes directions, two texts (one is a drama to aid with review of RL.5.2, 5.3, & 5.5), and writing task. The texts are tiered as well to accommodate reading levels. The task is mode
We Can Live the Dream is a powerful, original song that celebrates the message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The zip folder includes:
➢ piano/vocal score
➢ lead sheet with chord symbols
➢ lyric sheet to copy for students
➢ instrumental audio recording of the song
Your students will love singing t
This is a vocabulary quiz for the story 'Happy Birthday, Dr. King!' as it is in the Houghton-Mifflin 4th grade reading book.
The quiz includes a matching section; and a 'write your own' sentence section. This quiz is original and supplemental to the Houghton-Mifflin end of story test.
It can be he
Includes all vocabulary words from "Happy Birthday, Dr. King!" in the Houghton Mifflin 4th grade reading series. Each word includes a definition and a picture. This set includes the following words: stupendous, fare, civil rights, protest, boycott, perseverance.
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Dr. Martin Luther King's "Love Your Enemies" sermon presents a compelling, powerful, and well-reasoned argument for why it is better for us to love our enemies rather than hate them. While the original speech was over 40 minutes long and would be inaccessible to most young people, this reading disti
This document can be used as vocabulary review or assessment to go along with the vocabulary words from the weekly story. Students are required to match the word with its definition and complete a sentence using each word. The story comes from the 4th grade edition of the Houghton Mifflin series.
This is an educational play about the life of Maya Angelou from 1960- 1969. It focuses on the events in her life that ultimately led to her writing the famous autobiography, "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings". There are 12 speaking roles and several crowd scene for non-speaking roles. The events cov
A menu with all 8 new depth and complexity icons-Impact, Motive, Process, Proof, Context, Judgment. Original, and Transfer, that correlates to the story, Happy Birthday Dr. King. Also sold in a bundle with 10 other 4th Grade HM stories.
WE CAN LIVE THE DREAM is a beautifully, powerful song inspired by the message of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The chorus section is so catchy, your students will be singing along right away!
The zip file includes:
➢ lyric sheet for your students
➢ instrumental accompaniment track with mel
This Word document lists spelling words, vocabulary & definitions, overview of decoding, overview of grammar for the story. I send this home with students on the first day of each new story for home practice. It works much better (and is harder to lose) than the tear-out spelling strip from the
Black History Month appreciation will go well thanks to the Teachtopia Black History Month Bundle. We have put together great resources for what will be a growing bundle. (price will rise as we add even more resources)
Right now you get:
1. Poem of The Week about Dr. Martin Luther King with Questi
This is a great packet. Below you will find a free audio multilevel ESL lesson about the equal rights struggle in America featuring Dr. King. The lesson audio is free. It is located at: http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/audioPop.jsp?episodeId=183106&cmd=apop . The materials to go with the audio
This activity is designed for students to work on independently. The activities are meant to be worked on over a six day reading cycle. There are different reading skills that are addressed. The activities that are starred are required in my classroom, but can be changed for individual teacher ne
Here is a creative craft that I use to jazz up a Dr. King writing piece. In order to create this craft, I utilized half of an 8.5” x 11” piece of black construction paper, folded it into thirds and placed the writing piece inside. Dr. King’s arms were created from rectangular strips of black constr
This is a second power point of Dr. King that is geared more for grades 6-9. It begins with an introduction of what happened after the civil war, segregation in the USA, an understanding of Plessy v.Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education and how Dr. King came into effect via the NAACP. There are i
Objective: Learn about the March on Washington. Then, after listening Dr. King’s speech, create a dream of your own and add it to the King Center Dreams.
Activity: Students will create a 3D pyramid about the March on Washington (10 minutes). Then they are directed to an internet site to listen t
This is an adapted book that allows autistic, non-verbal and special needs children to actively engage and participate. The language is clear and simple and the activity is interactive. The theme of "Friendship" is a perfect tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King.
-Poem about Friendship
Are you looking for a NO PREP literacy game? Then download this product and go! Enjoy this reading resource which is comprised of a color version and black and white version of a MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., themed COLOR WORD game that can be used for small group work, partner collaboration, or homewor
A reader focusing on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the sight words he & to. Includes pocket chart cards to help introduce the reader and to put into a pocket chart station once students have been taught the story whole group. There is also a cloze passage for students to practice the sight words.
Story dots are activities that students can complete independently before, during, and after reading a story. The activities are designed for 4th grade students to complete independently. All activities can be modified to meet the needs of individual students and teacher needs.
"Print and Go" Work Station activities to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. with your kiddos.
1. Word Wall Words- Vocabulary pertaining to Martin L. King, Jr and his work for civil rights.
2. Describe Him- Cut out and glue the provided words to tell about him and his character or write words or sho
A ZIP file containing Hyperstudio stack designed for young or special needs learners, where students match Mayer-Johnson picture symbols.
Hyperstudio is a dual-platform application similar to PowerPoint and SMART Notebook, but much more self contained. The players for all platforms are available fr
We used these last year as a writing, social studies, and ultimately hallway display for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Our first graders did a fantastic job with their letters. This is the rubric that we used for grading these letters. I wish I had a picture of my bulletin board so you could s
Are you looking for a LOW PREP literacy activity? Then download this product and go! Enjoy this reading and writing resource which is comprised of a color version of a MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., themed SENTENCE BUILDING activity. Children will sort the word cards by picture and then arrange the four
Are you looking for a LOW PREP math activity? Then download this product and go! Enjoy this computation resource which is comprised of a color version of a MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., themed SUBTRACTION activity. Children will match subtraction number sentences and their differences during this activi
From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a dream” speech where he passionately told his vision of a just America, with equality and opportunity for all. Our students also have dreams for the future of the world they want to live in.
Provide students with authentic learning on MLK Day, Black History Month, or any time of the year! This paired text activity pack accompanies the Maya Angelou essay, "Encounter with Martin Luther King, Jr."
This resource includes guided text analysis handouts for students to use while reading the