Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities Unit: Celebrate Martin Luther King Day:
These activities are perfect for January and February as you study MLK Jr.and Black History Month! Included in this unit are 11 engaging Martin Luther King Day activities and printables that will beautifully supplement your curriculum on Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy he left behind. From projects to journal prompts to games your students will love learning about this historic hero! Also included are 3 additional ideas for how to introduce a unit on segregation and tolerance. This unit is heavily tied to language arts as it includes activities for writing and vocabulary. Everything you need is included so all you need to do is read, print and do!
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My Dream For The World: A writing activity that has students connecting to MLK Jr.. There are 2 students templates provided and directions for how to turn it into a bulletin board using cotton balls.
Make A Stamp: A fun and creative way to commemorate MLK Jr. by designing a stamp in his honor. 1 student template printable with directions for a quick and easy bulletin board idea!
High Fives: This is a fun way to build classroom community and have the students recognizing one another in a positive way. Printable high five certificates are included.
Dear Martin,: Have students write letters to MLK Jr. describing what the world is like now and how things have changed for the better. This writing activity includes a prewriting brainstorm web and 2 printable letter stationary pages.
Journal Prompts: 8 journal prompt card with creative and engaging journal ideas to get students connecting and writing about MLK Jr. and topics that surround his legacy.
Because Of You (Class Book): You will have a colorful book cover page and printable student author pages for creating a class book about MLK Jr.
Remembering A Hero: 8 page student book template for students to author their own book about M.L.K. Jr. and show what they know!
Vocabulary Memory: 18 colorful game cards with key terms that go with this S.S. unit and pictures to match each word. Use this game at a center or with the whole class to reinforce key words.
Additional Ideas: Directions for 3 additional activity ideas!
By: Krystin McGahan
Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities Unit: Celebrate Martin Luther King Day
by Krystin McGahan
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