Martin Luther King Jr: Online Research (famous Americans, Black History Month)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."
Who was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? What did he believe in? What was his famous speech about?
Help your students discover the answers to these questions and more by using this online research project to introduce several skill sets to the students.
These skills include:
~reading for information
~main / idea details
~using one or more sources for information
There are 21 pages in all. Both lined and unlined versions are included.
The students will use the website of your choice to answer the following questions:
-Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
-Where and when was Martin Luther King, Jr. born?
-What is the name of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous speech?
-What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream?
-Why do we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday?
-How did Martin Luther King, Jr. help people?
-What does the word "violent" mean?
-What does the word "non-violent" mean?
-What does the word "protest" mean?
-Why did Martin Luther King, Jr. believe in non-violent protests?
-What is an example of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s protests?
-How and when did Martin Luther King, Jr. die?
-Do you think Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream came true?
-Do you have a dream? What is it?
-What are some other interesting facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Each question is on its own half page. When combined together, the students can make a little research book to keep.
Please look at the thumbnails to see the unlined version of this file.
Who is it for?
- 1st Graders (6 to 7-year-olds)
- 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
- 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
- 21 pages, black and white only
- lined and unlined versions included