Here are some online resouces to explore this American Leader:
JUST FOR KIDS: http://www.factmonster.com/spot/mlkjrday1.html History of the holiday, Biography, timeline, quotes and more on Factmonster.com
DID YOU KNOW: http://www.holidays.net/mlk/ Has some great “Did you Know” facts.
PowerPoint: http://classroom.jc-schools.net/ce/drking.ppt Good powerpoint on the timeline of Dr. King. Some sound effects, good audio on the”I have a Dream” speech slide, short excerpt.
VIDEO: http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=94828 Link to the Video of I have a dream speech. There is a commercial at the beginning, so let that run and cue it up for your students. Or sign up for the free membership of teachertube, and you can skip the ad. The video is 11+ minutes long. There is a commentary at the end.
TEXT: http://www.mlkonline.net/ The text for the “I have a Dream” Speech. Including some discussion questions for students. Some great photos including his birth home.