I have two lesson plans, both aligned with Common Core, to help you plan Martin Luther King Day.
Students interpret the words of Dr Martin Luther King in their own words in a visual organizer. Great project that gets students thinking about the impact of words on history. Common Core aligned. 7-page booklet includes a sample, step-by-step projects, a rubric for assessment, and additional resources to enrich teaching.
Students research events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King’s impact on American history and share them with an Event Chain organized visually, including pictures and thought bubbles. Aligned with Common Core. 7-page booklet includes a sample, step-by-step projects, a rubric for assessment, and additional resources to enrich teaching.
You can get them for free under the Subscriber Special here. Here are some screen shots from the lesson plans:
Here are more websites to help you plan MLK Day:
- lesson plans from NEA
- Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech on YT
- worksheets, printables, and more
Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.
2 thoughts on “2 Martin Luther King Day Lesson Plans”
Great resource for integrating technology with Social Science and current events!
Thanks, Bill. And there’s lots of authentic typing in both of them!
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