Informational text and task cards are combined to create an engaging lesson about the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
This interactive product package focuses on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Each activity is Common Core aligned and can be used together or separately as time allows.
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12 biographical task cards covering the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are included. Using the task cards, students will have an opportunity to cooperatively interact with the informational text. After reading the text on each card, students work together to put the cards in chronological order. Printing on cardstock or laminating before using the cards is recommended. This activity can be used as a different approach to close reading. The text lexile is 1060, which spans grades 6-10 Two Pages
6 tier-three vocabulary words with divided circle maps are included. The divided circle maps give students a chance to work with the vocabulary words after determining the meaning of each word using the context of Dr. Martin Luther King's life.
After working with the task cards, students answer the text-based comprehension questions to assess understanding of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. The comprehension questions are multiple choice and address vocabulary as well.
The illustrated timeline can be used as a creative assessment that appeals to all types of learners. The timeline assignment requires students to summarize Martin Luther King’s life using pictures and descriptions in a chronological format.
An answer key is included for the vocabulary and comprehension questions.
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