Looking for a beginning research lesson for MLK Day and Presidents' Day?
This unit explores the lives of Martin Luther King Jr, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln using the PebbleGo Biographies database.
Using the PebbleGo database, students explore biographies to fill in the note taking blanks. A "Fun Fact" question is also included so students can choose one detail to include about the civil rights leader or President.
These lessons can be modeled as a whole group activity or as individual assignments. They can also be used during multiple research sessions or students can be divided up into pairs or groups to look for the answers using the database.
Tips for using this research lesson and an answer key are provided.