This mini unit contains literacy and math activities for primary students.
An interactive journal page to help students learn to ask and answer questions about a text: Before reading, students ask questions about the text and record them on the front of a flap. After reading, students can answer their questions.
Two different pages to record facts about Martin Luter King, Jr after reading any informational text. Students practice identifying and writing the title of a book and the author’s name.
An MLK circle map, which involves using adjectives to describe Martin Luther King, Jr. As students learn about MLK, they discover adjectives to describe him and record the words on a circle map.
Two different blank writing papers for writing about Martin Luther King, Jr.
A “Math Around the Room” activity with questions about tens/ones, more/less, fact families, and numbers to 120. Teacher cuts cards apart and displays them around the classroom. Students take their recording sheets and answer math questions or solve problems.
A page for recording what/when/where/how after learning about Martin Luther King, Jr.
Four sentences to be used for “reading the room.” Cut cards apart and display around the classroom. Students record the words they find, and then put them all together to write a sentence. Student pages can be copied back to back.