Martin Luther King Jr.

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Best Free Martin Luther King Jr. Lessons and Activities

These free lessons and activities provide a wide range of approaches to teaching about King. Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates the birth of one of the greatest civil rights warriors of the 20th century. The free lessons and activities below provide a wide range of approaches to teaching about King, from a simple word…  learn more

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How the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday became a holiday

The fight to make the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie Wonder, Ted Kennedy, and the National Football League. January 16, 2022  learn more

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KidsKonnect: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Facts & Worksheets

At KidsKonnect, our passion is to provide high quality, affordable teaching worksheets to teachers, parents and home-schoolers - wherever you are in the world.  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorated every third Monday in January to celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King.  learn more

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Teacher Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a national and federal holiday, celebrates the birthday of noted American civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Help your students learn about Dr. King's life, accomplishments, vision, and legacy using our activities, lessons, printables,…  learn more

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American pastor and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 39 when he died. In his short but remarkable life, he did more to advance racial equality through nonviolent means than centuries of bruises and bloodshed had done.  learn more

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Encyclopedia! The Encyclopedia, based on the extensive historical research originally conducted for The Papers,has over 280 articles on civil rights movement figures, events, and organizations. It also offers a detailed day-to-day chronology of King's life, drawn from the volumes.  learn more

Martin Luther King, Jr. Lesson Plans and Activities

The Martin Luther King, Jr. seasonal pages will provide you with great lessons and resources to commemorate this important man. Ideas within the MLK, Jr. pages include a complete thematic unit with a collection of lesson, activities and online resources.  learn more

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, in the United States, holiday (third Monday in January) honouring the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr. A Baptist minister who advocated the use of nonviolent means to end racial segregation  learn more

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Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in your classroom with  a collection of MLK Day 2023 teaching resources that celebrates Dr. King through writing activities, reading exercises, crafts, printable worksheets, and more, all filled with essential vocabulary and imagery to spark more "aha" moments for your students.  learn more

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National Today: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Each year on the third Monday of January we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and reflect on the work that still needs to be done for racial equality. This January 16, make the holiday more than just a day off and take time to reflect and take action on civil rights issues across the…  learn more

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Observing Martin Luther King Day

On the third Monday of January each year (in 2023, that’s 16 January), Martin Luther King Day is observed and celebrated through service in the US. Learn more about MLK and his contribution to the Civil Rights Movement here.  learn more

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On the Life and Legacy of MLK Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a tireless advocate for racial equality, working classes, and the oppressed around the world. Tap these resources throughout the year to help students learn about MLK’s significance to American culture and history.  learn more