Teaching Resources for Martin Luther King Day

mlk_day-14935The third Monday in January is a special day set aside to celebrate the life and achievements of America’s most influential civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The third Monday in January is also a school day for my family.  Below are the links for the resources we will be learning from for our MLK Day homeschooling lessons .

MLK Day background  http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/martin-luther-king-day

Interactive biography and quiz (for the younger kids)   http://www.turtlediary.com/biographies/world-leaders/martin-luther-king-jr.html

From the National Parks Service, The Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site in Georgia  http://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm

The Scriptural and scientific response to the question, “Where Did The Races Come From?”   http://www.icr.org/article/where-did-races-come-from/  and video  http://thatsafacttv.com/2012/08/03/episode-14-origin-of-races/

American Civil Rights timeline   http://www.kidzworld.com/article/3015-civil-rights-movement-timeline

Civil Rights Printable Pack  http://www.parents.com/blogs/homeschool-den/2014/01/16/civil-rights-movement/civil-rights-movement-lessons/

Public speaking advice and tips for kids  http://www.publicspeakingforkids.org/blogs/public-speaking

MLK quotes for reading, discussion and copywork  http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/martin_luther_king_jr.html

Video collection and classroom activities  https://www.teachervision.com/martin-luther-king-jr/video/73143.html

Lapbooking and notebooking printable materials  http://www.homeschoolhelperonline.com/lapbooks/martin_luther_king_jr.shtml

A Racial Equality Timeline math lesson  –  http://www.yummymath.com/2015/timeline-towards-racial-equality-4/

Crayon Art with Poetry Lesson  –  http://www.kinderart.com/multic/mlkjr_crayons.shtml

betty jo


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