Use this very comprehensive Task Card, Walking Tour or Gallery Walk activity to teach about Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement for MLK Jr. Day or during Black History Month. This activity has everything needed to allow students to have fun while investigating his life, his contributions, and his legacy.
Covers the following topics:
Home & Family
Marriage & Children
Starting the Movement
Organization & Leadership of SCLC
Influences & Strategies
Gaining National Attention
Continuing the Movement
A National Platform
Legislation & Awards
Includes 16 Scavenger Hunt Question Cards, 16 Response Cards with images, quotes, and content, and Student Handouts. Also includes optional wrap-up writing assignment for student assessment.
Since student answers may vary, an answer key is NOT provided, but all answers are available on response cards.
Provided are numerous ideas for classroom implementation. Use as a Scavenger Hunt Activity, a Walking Tour, or as an Interactive Lecture.
Addresses Common Core State Standards through reading practice and analysis of information.
See these other visual and informative Civil Rights Movement lessons in my TpT Store:
Civil Rights Movement in Pictures Analysis Activity
Civil Rights Movement Complete Introduction Lecture Notes
Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement Primary Source Analysis Bundle
Impact of the Civil Rights Movement Statistical Evaluation Activity
Martin Luther King Jr. Walking Tour or Scavenger Hunt Activity
Civil Rights Movement in Action Primary Source Analysis
Civil Rights Movement Legislation Primary Source Analysis
Leading to the Civil Rights Movement Primary Source Analysis
Protest Movements of the 60s & 70s Primary Source Analysis
See my TpT Store for other Scavenger Hunts (Presidents, Countries, & More), Walking Tours through History, Archeology Digs, Interactive Lectures, Games, Assessments, and so much more!