Looking to do some writing for Martin Luther King Day? This is a really simple and rewarding writing lesson to do with your students! In this lesson, you'll do a minilesson based on the haiku poem. Your students will get to create their own poems and ultimately write a haiku inspired by Dr. King.
This is an 11 page teaching packet! Included in this packet is:
-Dr. King Inspired Haiku Student Activity Sheet (printable)
-Dr. King Inspired Haiku Grading Rubric (2 offered- one more complex and the other simple. 1 is good for upper grades; the other for lower grades)
-Your choice of 3 final copy paper (Your students will display their haikus here) This makes for a great bulletin board!
-Haiku student worksheet (King inspired as well)
-3 overhead transparencies/printables to assist in teaching the haiku format
-Teacher Notes Page