More than 50 years after his death, the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continue to inspire people around the world. How is your classroom celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. this year? In honor of MLK Day, we’re providing you with some resources to use with your students to commemorate and explore the life of Dr. King:
1) FREE leveled reader download from our 5th grade myWorld Interactive K-8 program.
Have your students read, respond, and discuss the various historical events using the graphic organizer and questions at the end of each book.
Above-Level Leveled Reader: The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Below-Level Leveled Reader: Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
On-Level Leveled Reader: Martin Luther King, Jr. A Biography
2) Grades 9-12 project from our Project Imagine: US History program.
“The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. …Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.