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Martin Luther King Jr. PowerPoint Lesson for Martin Luther King Day Grades 1 2 3

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PPT
53 pages
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Let’s Learn About Martin Luther King PowerPoint Lesson will help you present age-appropriate content to your students in first grade, second grade, or third grade. The animated PowerPoint with illustrations will keep young learners engaged as the text is read and discussed. It is perfect for use with a Smart Board or other interactive whiteboard; however it can be used without this technology as long as you have a computer and PowerPoint software. The final page of the PowerPoint includes links to four short online videos related to Martin Luther King, Jr. that are suitable for students in grades 1-3.

The sample images show the title slide from the PowerPoint along with sample slides. The preview download shows all 53 of the slides from the PowerPoint. Please view the PDF preview before purchase to make sure the content is suitable for your students and your lesson goals.

The Goals and Objectives for this lesson are as follows:

Lesson Goals

The students will appreciate the contributions that Martin Luther King made to our country.

The students will understand the significance of Martin Luther King Day.

Learning Objectives:

The student will be able to identify events in Martin Luther King's life.

The student will be able to explain why we celebrate Martin Luther King Day.

The student will be able to tell at least one activity that is done to celebrate Martin Luther King Day.

Here are the specific items included with this lesson:

• Let’s Learn About Martin Luther King PowerPoint with 53 slides

• Links to four short online videos related to Martin Luther King (included on slide 52 of the PPT)

Animations and links will work when the PowerPoint is viewed in the slideshow mode. A click is needed to advance to the next slide. Animations within each slide are timed. The slide show will work best if you wait until animations stop moving before clicking to advance.

All of the images used in this PowerPoint are in the public domain or permitted for use. Documentation for each photo can be found in the notes sections of the PPT.

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Total Pages
53 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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