Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Resources



Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- Online
Here are some online resources on Martin Luther King Jr. 

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 on the timeline of Dr. King. Some sound effects, good audio on
the”I have a Dream” speech slide, short excerpt. Has some nice images of
his wife, university, and others.

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.

JIGSAW PUZZLE: http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/martin-luther-king-jr-day/jigsaw-puzzles/portrait.html  Can select Easy, Medium or Hard. Great practice of mousing skills for younger students.