Martin Luther King Passage and Questions | Printable & Digital

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My homeschooled teen really enjoyed completing this assignment on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Found it very informative.
Great resource for getting my students to look for text evidence and to analyze the text. I really liked how they have to come up with their own really got their brains working!
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Focus on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and support reading comprehension skills!
This activity includes a nonfiction article and text-based questions, perfect for studying the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

This resource can be completed on paper or online with laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or any device that supports Google Drive. The included Teacher's Guide includes access to the link that will allow you to make your own copy of the resource for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.


  • Informational Text: The two-page article covers the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. After reading the text, students will be prepared to answer the text-based questions.

  • Text-Based Questions: Ten text-based questions are provided for students to answer after reading about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary, comprehension, and critical thinking questions are included.

  • Answer Key: An answer key is provided for easy grading or use with a substitute.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.


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