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Martin Luther King Day CCSS Reader's Theater Toolkit for Grades 4-8

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This is the perfect resource for sharing information about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. while working on student fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. A perfect DAILY 5 resource for any classroom!

This Martin Luther King, Jr. resource includes:

• 6-page, 10-character script

• reader response questions for comprehension

• context clue word work

• journal prompt for writing

• summary organizer

• figurative language work

• an interactive notebook page

• answer key

Estimated Lexile Measure: 820L

Summary: Mr. Garlock, an engaging social studies teacher, wants his students to learn about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. However, this learning is going to take place with his assistance, but mostly by the sharing of his students' new knowledge through their research and teaching. Your students won't realize all of the information they are absorbing with this high-interest passage.

See the Preview file for a sample of the script!

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Happy Reading!

Total Pages
19 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

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