Martin Luther King Jr. FREE TeachingTutorial with 5 Tips for Teaching about MLK


This FREE teaching tutorial will give you 5 tips for how to teach about Martin Luther King in the classroom.

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This unit can be used for MLK Day, Black History Month or any time during the school year. The unit covers the history of “Civil Disobedience”, Martin Luther King Jr.’s background, “I have a Dream” Speech & Day of Service activities.


Items included are:

1.Martin Luther King KWL chart

2.MLK internet background activity

3.Civil Disobedience video & questions with ANSWER KEY

4.“I Have a Dream” Word Cloud: A pre-reading activity to help students engage with the text.

5.“I Have a Dream” abridged speech & comprehension questions ANSWER KEY

6.“What Would You Do?” exit ticket

7.Word Search for warm-up, fast finishers, or homework: a hidden message is “The time is always right now to do what is right.”

8.Day of Service Bingo

GOOGLE DRIVE Sharable link included


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