Martin Luther King, Jr. - The little ones in your class are certainly going to enjoy learning about this very important man while practicing their reading, math, writing, and science skills. Whether you are planning a week long unit or just a day, there is certain to be enough activities to keep the kiddos busy and actively learning. There are lots of activities for literacy and math centers, plus lots of special activities to celebrate his birthday. All of the center activities are easy to set up and have a recording sheet. This unit is a great way to celebrate this special man as well as celebrating our differences with acceptance. This would be a great addition to any Martin Luther King, Jr. or friends unit. Listed below are some of the items and activities included:
* Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired Word Search
* How Can I Be Like Martin? – Good/Bad Choices Word Sort
* Martin’s Dream Write the Room
* Martin’s Dream Sentences – Students put sentences in order and match picture
* Facts about MLK Sentences – Students put sentences in order and match picture
* Cut and Paste Sentences – Students will read, trace, cut & paste the sentence in the correct order, and illustrate
* Martin Luther King, Jr. Labeling Activity
* MLK Beginning Sounds Identification
* MLK Inspired Syllable Count
* MLK Vocabulary Read, Trace, Color, Cut & Paste
* I Can “Bee” a Good Person Book – Students Fill in the Blanks & Illustrate Book
* We Can “Bee” Friends Book – Students Fill in the Blanks & Illustrate Book
* Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing: includes circle map, bubble map, several tree maps and writing prompts.
* MLK, Jr. Inspired Writing Prompts & Organizers – Kindness, Dreams, I am Special
* The Crayon Box that Talked Follow-Up Activities, includes Cute Headband
* Helping Hands Quantity to Number Match
* Friends Counting Together – Making Numbers to 20 on Tens Frame
* Peace Parade - Sequencing Cut and Paste with Ordinal Numbers
* Helpful Hands Addition – Adding Numbers to 5
* Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired Snacks/Observation Activities
* Martin Luther King, Jr. Craft/Craftivity
* More activities included – Take a look at the Table of Contents Page for a complete listing of activities.
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