Martin Luther King Jr Day - MLK Biography, Assignment, Crossword Puzzle Activity

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Martin Luther King Jr Day - MLK Biography, Assignment, Crossword Puzzle Activity: Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with this ready-to-use lesson that includes a detailed biography presentation lesson on MLK with high-interest videos, a KWL graphic organizer assignment, and a fun crossword puzzle activity to check student understanding. After using this lesson and activities, students will have a deep understanding of the life of Martin Luther King Jr, his role in The Civil Rights Movement, and his lasting legacy.

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➡️ Martin Luther King Jr Biography and Historical Context Presentation: Introduce your students to the life of MLK with this ready-to-use presentation that is eye-catching and engaging. The slideshow outlines the most important aspects of King's life including his family life, education, the Jim Crow Laws, Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights Movement, The March on Washington, the 'I Have a Dream' speech, The Civil Rights Act, The Nobel Peace Prize, and Martin Luther King's death and legacy.

➡️ KWL Graphic Organizer Chart: Students will begin the lesson by completing the first two sections of this graphic organizer where they share what they already know (K) about Martin Luther King Jr. and what they wonder (W) about him. When the lesson is done, they will complete the final section that includes the important information they learned (L).

➡️ Martin Luther King Jr. Crossword Puzzle: Have students demonstrate their understanding of the lesson by completing this fun crossword puzzle that takes information directly from the slideshow.

Pair this with our popular MLK bulletin board display!

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