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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


"I Have a Dream" Little Book
Martin Luther King Jr Coloring Page
Pictorial Timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King's Life
Martin Luther King Jr. Wordsearch
My Book About Martin Luther King, Jr.
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Dream Big, Dr. King
I Have a Dream: Drawing Activity
More Popular Martin Luther King Jr Printables

Lesson Plans

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


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


Dwight D. Eisenhower's Little Rock Response
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life
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

Dreams Idea Sheets
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.
Dreams Poetry Unit
Dreams Poem
Martin Luther King Jr. Alphabetizing
More MLK Jr Language Arts Activities

MLK Jr Art Activities

Coloring Book of Prominent African-Americans
Postage Stamps for Heroes
MLK Jr. Coloring Page
More MLK Jr Art Activities

Martin Luther King Jr Biographies

Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Three African-Americans in the Far West
Martin Luther King Jr. Receives the Nobel Peace Prize
A Movement Led by Dr. Martin Luther King
Daily Journal Topics: Martin Luther King, Jr.
More Popular Black History Month Biographies

Civil Rights Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
I Have a Dream
All About Martin Luther King Jr. Quiz
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Quiz
Why We Can't Wait Teacher's Guide
Teaching Guide to Marching for Freedom
More Popular Civil Rights Resources

African-American History Resources

Top 10 Black History Month Worksheets (6-12)
Top 10 Martin Luther King Activities
Top 10 Black History Month Worksheets (K-5)
Top 15 Black History Month Resources
Coloring Book of African-Americans Slideshow
Martin Luther King Jr. Printable Book (Grades 4-8)
Martin Luther King Jr. Printables Slideshow (Grades K-3)
More African-American History Resources

Black History Month

"I Have a Dream" Report
Martin Luther King Jr. Printables Slideshow (Grades 4-8)
Martin Luther King Jr Printable Book (K-3)
Martin Luther King Jr. & Your Dreams
Martin Luther King Jr. Story Starter
Celebrate African-American Heritage & Culture
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
More Black History Month – Teacher Resources

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