Martin Luther King Jr Activities

Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Activities
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Teach your students about the life and works of Martin Luther King, Jr. with these nonfiction close reading articles and activities. This pack is a great mix of nonfiction reading, writing, and math activities. Activities and projects require students to draw conclusions, encourage critical thinking, and think about how they can make a difference in the world.

Short on time to teach about this important American man? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. KWL Chart
  • 3 Non Fiction Reading Passages and Activities
  • *Young Martin (Response Questions and Venn Diagram)
  • *Martin As an Adult (Facts and Opinions & Character Traits Chart)
  • * The Famous Speech (Response Questions)
  • Martin Luther King’s Life Timeline
  • Student Note Taking Sheet
  • Student Presentation Directions (Optional Activity)


  • Martin’s Life Flip Book
  • Dictionary Look It Up Activity
  • Symbolizing Dove Reflection
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Quote Reflection
  • Fill in the Blank Activity
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Word Search and Answer Key
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. 3-2-1 Reflection


  • I Can Make a Difference Poster
  • I Can Make a Difference Acrostic Poem
  • Picturing a Dream Writing Activity
  • Following in the Footsteps Role Model Writing Activity
  • Opinion Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer
  • Explanatory Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer
  • Narrative Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer


  • Organizing a Fund Raiser Problem Solving
  • Teacher Suggested Use and Book List included

Recent feedback on this product:

"Outstanding work - looking forward to using this next year - thank you!!"

"Amazing unit full of excellent activities."

"This made planning a breeze! What a great way to incorporate MLK in all subjects. Writing, Reading, Social Studies, Art! Thanks for sharing!"

"We had school on Martin Luther King Day this year, and my kids loved doing these activities!"

Suggestions for Effective Classroom Use:

  1. Morning Work
  2. Centers
  3. Partner Work
  4. Independent Reading Practice
  5. Independent Writing Practice
  6. Whole Class Instruction
  7. Bulletin Boards-Many activities included could be used for a bulletin board display this January.

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