MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY:
Take your students on a journey through the extraordinary life of Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the African American civil rights movement. This no-prep resource packet has everything you need to introduce your middle or early high school students to the amazing life and times of Martin Luther King in a fun and creative way.
INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE (Click Titles For More Info):
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BIOGRAPHY PRESENTATION & KWL
→ A 26 slide Powerpoint presentation that covers the most important information and events from Martin Luther King's life as well as the Civil Rights Movement.
→ A KWL chart for students to demonstrate their learning
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR RACISM VIDEO & ACTIVITY
Students will watch a 15 minute video of Jane Elliot's famous "Blue/Brown eye experiment" where she examines the dangers of discrimination in a third grade class shortly after Martin Luther King's death (Internet required). This video always leaves a powerful impression on my students and is one they never forget.
Included in your purchase is an assignment sheet with five questions. Four of the questions have students examine discrimination in the video, and the final question has them relate the video to the world today. Also included is an answer key for review. This activity is always a great springboard for discussion.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR CROSSWORD PUZZLE WEBQUEST
→ Students read a short biography of MLK online (link to biography included). The biography can also easily be printed for students if you do not have access to computers.
→ Students use the information from the website/printed biography to complete the crossword puzzle. Students will have to read the biography very closely to get the information they need, and as a result will learn a great deal about MLK Jr's life.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR QUOTE POSTERS
Use these 10 printable Martin Luther King, Jr. quote posters to brighten up your room on Martin Luther King, Jr. day or at any time of the year!
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