Martin Luther King, Jr. Close Reading Passages and Writing Activities

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Close Reading Passages and Writing Activities contains nine informational texts for your students to read to learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Can be used at any time of year, including around Maritn Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month. Following each text are series of activities that your students can complete in class or as homework, including classroom discussions, interactive activities, and worksheets with thought-provoking questions that will get your students thinking about civil rights and what it means to have and protect them.

Texts included:

Slavery in the Southern United States
The Civil Rights Movement
Rosa Parks: First Lady of Civil Rights
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Early Years
The Peaceful Protests
I Have a Dream
After the Speech
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy
President Barack Obama

Close Reading is a central focus of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Students learn to immerse themselves in the text, think about what the author is saying, and pick out important details in the text in a methodical way.

I really appreciate your purchase, and I hope your students enjoy reading the informational texts and learning about MLK, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.

Check my other close reading packets:
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Christmas Reading Passages - Close Reading
Martin Luther King, Jr. Reading Passages - Close Reading
Valentine's Day Reading Passages - Close Reading
St. Patrick's Day Reading Passages - Close Reading
Easter Reading Passages - Close Reading
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All graphics are original and created by myself.

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Yvonne Crawford
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