Martin Luther King, Jr. -MLK Unit for K-2 - How do you teach younger kids the difficult topics of MLK day? You teach them about kindness and peace with some simple facts and background knowledge. Young children need to get the "Big Ideas" that MLK was trying to teach - Kindness and Peace. This unit is perfect for teaching those ideas about Martin Luther King, Jr. on MLK Day or during Black History Month.
Please check the preview to see what is included. The following is a list of what is included:
Martin Luther King, Jr. facts slide
Accompanying "Close Read" activity - (K-1 kids will need to complete this as a whole group/teacher directed activity)
Dream writing page
"I have a dream" speech.....What does it mean?
Mini MLK Fact Flap book
MLK Dream craft and writing (MLK Head, tie and collar)
Kindness Promise (Poem and Handprint Page)
Symbols of Peace Coloring
A Peaceful Playground - What Does It look like?
Then and Now Comparison
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