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Martin Luther King Jr Resources for Teachers

Learn about Martin Luther King Jr, an outstanding American leader and hero, who was born on January 15. Share the stories of his vision and commitment by using the activities, lessons, and printables below that detail Dr. King's life. There are quizzes, biographies, and art activities on this civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. You'll also find references on his assassination, resources for Black History Month (February), and activities for Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Educational Videos

Martin Luther King, Jr. – Videos & Activities


Martin Luther King Jr. Alphabetizing
Martin Luther King Jr. Wordsearch
"I Have a Dream" Little Book
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pictorial Timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King's Life
Martin Luther King Jr Coloring Page
Three African-Americans in the Far West
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Lesson Plans

African-American Gospel Music
Martin Luther King Jr, Civil Rights Leader
Influencing Others in Our World
Activities for African Folk Tales
Martin Luther King, Jr. Receives the Nobel Peace Prize


Civil Rights Quiz
The Life of Martin Luther King Jr. Quiz
All About Martin Luther King, Jr. Quiz
Martin Luther King Jr. Quiz


Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life
Dwight D. Eisenhower's Little Rock Response
Assassinations and Attempts in U.S. Since 1865
Conspiracy Theories Behind Martin Luther King's Assassination
Timeline of Affirmative Action Milestones
Death of Martin Luther King Jr.: A Proclamation

Language Arts Activities

MLK Jr. Story
Martin Luther King Jr. & Your Dreams
Martin Luther King Jr. Story Starter
Celebrate African-American Heritage & Culture
Daily Journal Topics: Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.
Dreams Poem
More MLK Jr Language Arts Activities

MLK Jr Art Activities

Coloring Book of Prominent African-Americans
Postage Stamps for Heroes
MLK Jr. Coloring Page
I Have a Dream: Drawing Activity
My Book About Martin Luther King, Jr.
More MLK Jr Art Activities

Martin Luther King Jr Biographies

Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Receives the Nobel Peace Prize
A Movement Led by Dr. Martin Luther King
More Popular Black History Month Biographies

Civil Rights Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
All About Martin Luther King Jr. Quiz
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
I Have a Dream
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Dream Big, Dr. King
Martin Luther King, Jr. Quiz
Teaching Guide to Marching for Freedom
More Popular Civil Rights Resources

African-American History Resources

Top 10 Black History Month Worksheets (K-5)
Top 10 Black History Month Worksheets (6-12)
Coloring Book of African-Americans Slideshow
Martin Luther King Jr. Printables Slideshow (Grades 4-8)
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Martin Luther King Jr. Printable Book (Grades 4-8)
Dreams Idea Sheets
More African-American History Resources

Black History Month

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
"I Have a Dream" Report
Happy Birthday to MLK
Martin Luther King Jr. Printables Slideshow (Grades K-3)
Dreams Poetry Unit
Top 10 Martin Luther King Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Printable Book (K-3)
More Black History Month – Teacher Resources


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