Martin Luther King Jr. Activities and Timeline. This engaging pack contains lots of fun activities to engage your students whilst learning about this incredible man.
Reflection Sheet - what do the students already know about him?
Non-fiction Comprehension about Martin Luther King Jr. with questions
Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary (2 pages - 6 words)
I have a dream - do the students have any special dreams for the world?
Speech! Speech! - students write their own mini speech to address the nation
Martin Luther King Jr. Acrostic - 2 pages (words: harmony & inspire)
ABC sort for the king - alphabetical order of words
Making words with Martin - making as many words as possible with 'segregation'.
Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr. - create a mini birthday card for the man himself
Fact or Not? - figure out which are facts and which are not.
MLK Inspired to write - 2 pages. Each page has a word bank that the students must use to write a short piece.
MLK Word search
MLK Sort the Nouns and Verbs - distinguish between the two
MLK Noun Hunt - which are nouns?
MLK Adjectives - write down as many adjectives to describe Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK Unscramble - unscramble the words given.
MLK Rapity Rap - students create their own rap about Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK Bookmark - create their own bookmark.
MLK'S dream of peace - what does peace mean? Would Martin be happy with 'today'?
MLK's March on Washington - find a way across the maze to help Martin.
MLK Kind and Unkind - categorise which scenarios are examples of being kind and which are examples of being unkind.
MLK Poster for March - students create their own poster informing people about the march on Washington.
MLK in the Future - what would your students say to MLK if he was here today? What thanks would they give? (2 versions, one with a boy face, and one with a girl face)
MLK Present List - what gifts do the students think Martin would like?
Poster - excerpt from Martin Luther's speech.
Answer sheets for the relevant pages.
Basic outline where students can fill in the information necessary for the relevant years.
Basic outline but with answers.
Colorful Timeline Poster
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