Help your primary grade students read about, reflect upon, understand important vocabulary words, and write in response to the life and causes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with this FREE literacy activity pack.
This resource was designed to compliment the following picture book read-alouds:
Martin's Big Words
Written by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Bryan Collier
Martin Luther King Day
Written by Linda Lowery and illustrated by Hetty Mitchell
I Have A Dream
Paintings by Kadir Nelson
The Other Side and Each Kindness
Written by Jacqueline Woodson and illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Cards with MLK Jr.'s "big words" are included to promote class discussions about their meaning, along with a writing template for students to complete independently.
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