Happy Birthday Matin! is a mini unit that contains several writing activities, a mini book, a brace map of me activity, a double bubble map comparing and contrasting two friends, reader's theater/play, and a poem. It is a unit that teaches students to identify similarities and differences and appreciate both qualities in each other. Students will understand all that Matin Luther King Jr. fought for and sacrificed for all cultures today. Your students will LOVE learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and make connections to their lives after completing this unit.