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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Five Education World Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is coming up, and teachers will spend the days leading up to the event educating their students on one of the most inspirational men in history. 

Education World has gathered five lesson plans, resources and activities for teachers to use to teach about Martin Luther King, Jr. 

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Teaches Many Lessons: With this article, teachers will have access to lesson plans including worksheets, map exercises, speech writing, and more. 
  2. Martin Luther King Day: Teachers will have access to articles, lesson ideas, books, activities, and much more. 
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Fact or Opinion: With this activity, students will read each statement and decide which statement tells a fact or an opinion about Martin Luther King, Jr. 
  4. Happy Birthday, MLK!: This article starts with a knowledge quiz, a timeline of his life, and other activities including geography, writing, music, and more. 
  5. Martin Luther King, Jr: Every-Day Edit: Students can build grammar skills by reading an error-filled text and highlighting the errors. 

Share these resources with your colleagues if they've been useful for your classes.

Article by Kassondra Granata, Education World Contributor 

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