Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
FREE Video Based Unit Study
Links to video, book suggestions, worksheets & printables, and more to supplement anyunit study on Martin Luther King, Jr. geared towards children ages 8 - 13.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial "outside agitator" idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds.
MLK Jr. Letter from Birmingham jail. <the whole letter is here>
READING COMPREHENSION and ARTICLES for middle/high school
Quick Video (2 minutes) summarizing the civil rights movement includes information on Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks.
Read Write Think printable booklet comparing your life to Dr. King's. Add your own text or draw pictures.
Listen to Dr King's famous I Have a Dream speech. Pick your favorite line and illustrate it. Here a link with free printables
Fun Facts about Martin Luther King Jr.
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