Martin Luther King Jr. Activities Nonfiction Informational Text Comprehension

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This MLK Jr. Unit is perfect to use in the month of January. It has been completely updated with activities to go along with 4 different stories, All About Martin Luther King Jr. (included), I am Martin Luther King Jr. by Meltzer, We're all Wonders, and The Crayon Box that Talked. The guided reading focus of this unit is text evidence although there are many other strategies included. Students will learn all about this American hero and how life was years ago. There are comprehension activities, writing, crafts, a timeline, vocabulary, word work and so much more. There are also lesson plan ideas on how I map out my week with this unit. Build awareness and teach kindness with this fun and educational unit.

Anchor Text:

• I am Martin Luther King Jr. by Meltzer

• All About Martin Luther King Jr. by Megan Mitchell

• The Crayon Box that Talked by Shane DeRolf

• We’re All Wonders by R. J. Palacio

• Martin Luther King Jr. Passage by Megan Mitchell

Reading:

• Text Evidence

• Text Recall

• Beginning, Middle, & End

• Story Elements

• Main Idea and Details

MLK Jr. Mini Book-Copy 2 per page-8 pages long

Colorful Book to Display on Projectable board

Word Work:

• Asking vs. Telling

• Fact vs. Opinion

• Word Search

• Syllables

• Alphabetizing

• Vocabulary pages 3

Writing:

• Peace Poem

• My Dreams

• Freedom

• Informational Text Writing

• Editor's checklist

• Was, had, wanted

• MLK craft

• Crayon Craft

• Wonder Craft

• MLK Jr. Headbands

• Posters to display with your crafts.


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