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Martin Luther King Jr. Activities | MLK Mentor Sentence Activities

Grade Levels
5th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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36 pages
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You'll love these mentor sentences focused on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Combine daily writing with content-rich mentor sentences that focus on the use of semicolons and commas. Use as a start-up activity, partner or group work, or as a center activity. Each day's work teaches about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and emphasizes sentence structure, punctuation, and word choice. Just print and go! Perfect for grades 5-8.

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This engaging resource includes the following:

  • 14-content-rich sentence pages
  • Keys
  • Scaffolding options
  • Assessments
  • Semicolon Interactive Notebook
  • Semicolon Sort activity
  • How To Use Mentor Sentences

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Total Pages
36 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
Establish and maintain a formal style.
Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.


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