In the United States, many of us will be celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. next Monday. Here are a few resources that can help our students to understand the impact this great man has had on our nation:
A simple interactive timeline with quotes for younger kids (grades 2-5)
National Geographic for Kids Video – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered
MLK Animated Video Below (can also be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=k6Au81aHuSg#!) Choose full screen, so comments are not viewable by students.
The Orange County Register Interactive (one of the many links from Larry Ferlazzo’s Best Websites for Learning about Martin Luther King, Jr.)
Read Write Think – Lesson resources for MLK Day (scroll to the bottom to find more resources for various grade levels)