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All About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and MLK Day

To learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s world and the impact of his life on Civil Rights, also visit Internet 4 Classrooms' Black History Month Resource Site.

Links verified 1/17/2021


Basic Facts:


  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia.
  • Did you know that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s name was originally Michael King, Jr., but his father changed it in 1934 after a visit to Germany?
  • Best Known For: Being a Civil Rights Leader
  • Did you know that in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech and became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
  • A U.S. National Holiday was established in 1983 in his Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s honor, first celebrated in 1986, and celebrated in all 50 states on the 3rd Monday of January since 2000.
  • Did you know that more than 730 cities have streets named in his honor? (according to Wikipedia.com)

More Facts, Lesson Plans and Project Ideas


1. Being Treated Equally.

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Try this Lesson Plan to teach your students how discrimination feels and engage in a dialogue about diversity. Designed for younger students, but can be adapted to all grade levels. SEE MORE
 
2. Civil Rights Quiz (with Answers).

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Test your knowledge of civil rights with this 10-question quiz, which covers the Civil Rights Movement, important court decisions, and laws protecting peoples' civil rights.  SEE MORE
 
3. History Mystery.

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Solve this Civil Rights Mystery from Scholastic in the fewest clues. Appropriate for Grade 3 and up, working in small groups with an adult or for older students to do on their own. SEE MORE
 
4. I Have a Dream (Video)

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Watch the "I Have a Dream" speech. This site includes the text of the speech. If you are blocked from YouTube, view this version on TeacherTube. http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=20916&title=I_Have_A_Dream_Speech SEE MORE
 
5. Martin Luther King Jr.: Biography, Quotes, and Facts.

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Martin Luther King Jr. - biography, quotes, and facts. SEE MORE
 
6. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Coloring Pages.

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Enjoy these online Coloring Pages! These free PDF eBooks are super easy to download and print. SEE MORE
 
7. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Printable Worksheets.

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Teacher resources for projects to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. SEE MORE
 
8. Martin Luther King, Jr. Links.

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Online games and word searches for MLK Day. [These expired links are available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.] SEE MORE
 
9. Martin Luther King, Jr., Timeline.

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Follow this timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King's life, from his early youth to the impact of his legacy. This is also great practice for assessment testing. SEE MORE
 
10. Martin Luuther King, Jr. Craft.

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Craft project for preschool and kindergarten ages. "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." SEE MORE
 
11. MLK Day Games.

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FREE MLK Day Games unblocked . Play the BEST MLK Day Games on your computer, tablet and smartphone. Enjoy FUN games like Martin Luther King Word Jumble, MLK Memorial Jigsaw Puzzle, and Martin Luther King Word Search Puzzle SEE MORE
 
12. MLK Day: Activities for Celebrating with Your Kids.

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with some family activities celebrating diversity. This site also provides ideas for a fun birthday party to engage children of all ages. SEE MORE
 
13. QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement?

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Take this interactive quiz to see how much you know about the civil rights icon and the movement he helped lead. SEE MORE
 
14. Stamp on Black History (Speech).

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Create your own "I Have a Dream Too!" speech by filling in the blanks. SEE MORE
 
15. Teacher Created MLK Resources.

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Visit this teacher created MLK site for projects and resources to use in the classroom with your students. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.] SEE MORE
 
16. Teacher Planet: Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Visit Teacherplanet.com's to find MLK Lesson Plans, worksheets, activities, and information on MLK. Many resources for the classroom and the home! SEE MORE
 
17. Timeline of Martin Luther King Junior's Life.

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Here's an interactive timeline about the life of Martin Luther King Junior. [These expired links are available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]  SEE MORE
 
18. Transcript - I Have a Dream.

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Find a hard copy of the text to Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech transcript. SEE MORE
 
19. Why We Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Why do we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Read this thoughtful essay that describes why honoring Dr. King is important for all people. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.] SEE MORE
 

 

 

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