There are many opportunities to teach your students about Martin Luther King Jr. in your classroom! His holiday in January and Black History Month in February are great times to learn all about this wonderful father, activist, and friend.
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Included in this nonfiction, informational text unit are many opportunities for your students to practice working with this type of text. There is a magazine full of fun facts and information that your students need to learn about this historical figure.
~Vocabulary Activities: Full page vocabulary posters, word wall cards and a vocabulary mini-book.
~Informational Text Magazine: Pages of informational text with features, plenty of information about his life and accomplishments
~Big Book: A full page book that focuses on the now and then of civil rights for African Americans
~Mini-Reader: A mini version of the magazine, with limited text. Perfect for small groups and close reading activities
~Printables: A variety of printables to use throughout the unit. Graphic Organizers and many more!
~MLK Jr. Quotes Group Activity: Students are given quotes by MLK Jr. and asked to give their opinion as to what he's trying to convey. Perfect for your high-flyers!
~Center Activity: True/False statements that students must sort.
~Craftivity: Cutest craft of a child sleeping and explaining their dreams for their future!
Please see the preview for a look at this fun, informational unit!