The Martin Luther King Day Mini Holiday Handbook is a collaboration between Randi Smith from Peanut Butter Fish Lessons and Katie Wolfe from The WOLFe Pack.
The Martin Luther King Day Mini Unit Study:
Links to videos: : Links to videos about Dr. King and how Martin Luther King Day came to be.
Book Suggestions: Links to books about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Notebooking Page: Take notes and/or draw pictures about what you learn about Martin Luther King Day.
Listening to Learn Activity: Parents read directions while children color, draw and write on pictures related to Martin Luther King.
Martin Luther King Day Crossword: Use a word bank of words related to Dr. King to complete the puzzle.
Hands-on Activities: Making a drawing or some crafts, learn about activism, and celebrate Dr. King.
Quiz: Assess what your children learned with a fun, short quiz.
Pages: 10 pages
Martin Luther King Jr. Fact Pack
This Martin Luther King Jr Fact Pack introduces your 3rd-6th graders to the life of one of the greatest influences of our time through reading passages, writing prompts and more.
This easy-to-implement printable pack includes:
9 Informational Text Passages with Vocabulary and Comprehension Questions
9 Writing Prompts with Two Styles of Lines
1 “I Have Dreams” Writing Activity
1 “Colorful Dream” Art Activity
This Fact Pack is structured around nine significant events in the life of Martin Luther King Jr…
He was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.
He was a great student and did very well in school.
He married Coretta Scott in 1953.
He earned a doctorate in theology in 1955.
He helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
He shared his dream of equality for all in Washington D.C. in 1963.
He helped pass the Civil Rights Act in 1964.
He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
He was killed in 1968 but continues to make an impact today.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Handbook
The “Handbook” portion of the Martin Luther King Jr. Mini Holiday Handbook gives you a suggested schedule of how to use the resources in the Handbook. Feel free to follow or create your own!
Also in the Handbook are videos and links to resources to commemorate some other holidays in the month of January.