Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities

Well we're back and I've hit the ground running in 2013! I have been working on a major Martin Luther King Jr. packet for a couple of weeks now and it is finally ready!
It's 30 pages long, and chalked full of 
fun, engaging activities for a study of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, January 21st - are you ready? 
Make lesson planning a breeze with this ready-to-use packet.

30-page packet includes:

List of suggested books about MLK
K-W-L Chart
MLK Graphic Organizer
MLK Profile template activity ideas
MLK Profile template - outline
MLK Profile template - black
Vocabulary matching
Vocabulary cards for Word Wall or vocabulary center (Color)
Vocabulary cards for Word Wall or vocabulary center (B&W)
Alphabetizing practice
“Dr. M L King Jr.” Acrostic poem
“DREAM” Acrostic poem
Nobel Peace Prize reading & activity
“I Have a Dream” reading comprehension
“I Have a Dream” graphic organizer
“I Have a Dream” rough draft paper
Revising/Peer-editing checklist
“I Have a Dream” final draft paper
MLK: 8 ½ x 11 poster
MLK Quote: 8 ½ x 11 poster (2)
Answer Key

Here's just a sampling:



Click here to check out a preview and download your packet: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Packet

***PLUS! If you are one of the first THREE people to leave a comment with your e-mail, I'll send you the entire packet for FREE!***

Link on over to "Sunny Days in Second Grade" for more MLK ideas!


  1. Thank you for all of your great ideas!


  2. I love your Martin Luther King ideas.... perfect for my fourth graders! Thank you

  3. This looks awesome! I bet my 5th graders would LOVE it! Thanks! :)

  4. Thank-you ladies! Check your inbox for your FREE copies of the entire package! :)

    Come back soon for more freebies and engaging activity ideas.


  5. I gave your packet a shout-out on my page. It looks great!

    Compassionate Teacher

  6. Thank you so much for linking up to Show & Tell Tuesday!
    That looks like an awesome pack :)

    Sunny Days In Second Grade

  7. BeAuTiFuL! I heard about your blog from Becky at Compassionate Teacher - and I'm SO glad I did .... LOVE the packet-full of ideas!



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