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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Classroom
 
 


 

Designed by Miss Campbell for K-2 Students



 
 
 
 
 
A Man with A Big Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights leader, preacher, and a father.  He fought for black rights, and against segregation.  He led marches and friendly protests.  He did not fight on his marches.  He did not use guns, or bombs.  He used the power of words and ideas.

Do you believe in Dr. King's
dream today?



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.  Atlanta, Georgia  is the birthplace place  that nurtured Dr. Martin Luther King on his way to adulthood.
Click here for a virtual tour through the streets of Sweet Auburn. 
2.  Do you know why Dr. Martin Luther King was important?  This website will give a timeline of Dr. King's life.
3.  Who started the idea of a national holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King?  For the answer, visit this site.
4.  Behind every good man is a good woman.  Meet Dr. King's wife, Coretta Scott King
5.  A hero is a person who has shown great courage through his/her actions and beliefs.  On this website, decide who is your hero.
6.  Do you want to have fun learning about Dr. King?  This website will take you on a scavenger hunt
7.  Dr. King was a powerful speaker.  To hear some of his speeches, click on King's dream for his people.
8.  What is the name of the middle school that is located in Bainbridge on Martin Luther King Drive?  This website will give the name of the
school
9.  Who would want to kill such a wonderful man?  This website will provide a picture of the man who shot Dr. King.
10.  Are you ready for the challenge?  Test your knowledge with a quiz.  Good Luck!

 



 
 
 
 
 
 

Your First Mission Scenario 

QCC Standard Science: Recognizes and describes individual characteristics.  Name positive ways he/she is similar and different from others in the group. 
QCC Standard Technology:  Uses multimedia tools to express ideas with teacher 
guidance.

Hello.  You are the host of The _____________ Show.  Today, 
                                                                       (Your first & last name)
you will meet and talk with the honorable, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  In your interview with Dr. King, find out all about his life.
For example, his date of birth, place of birth, brothers or 
sisters, activities enjoyed, father's occupation, mother's occupation, and his goals.  Then describe your individual traits
and compare how you are similar or different to Dr. King in the 
chart provided on the website.
 
 

Steps to Complete Your Mission Scenario

1.  Name your talk show.
2.  Click on the word life in the above paragraph to find out 
about Dr. King's life.
3.  You may stop reading once you see Dr. King's picture & 
speech "I Have A Dream Today".
4.  After reading about Dr. King's life, scroll up and click on 
MLK Childhood Printout/Activity.
5.  Click the print button and fill in the chart about Dr. Martin
Luther King and yourself.
 

Assessment Rubric for Mission #1

Beginning

1

Developing

2

Accomplished

3

Score
Kindergarten Science QCC:

Recognizes and describes individual characteristics.  Name positive ways he/she is similar and different from others in the group.

 Student needs extra assistance recognizing and describing individual characteristics.  The students also needs extra assistance naming positive ways he/she is similar and different from others in the group. Student needs some assistance recognizing and describing individual characteristics.  The student also needs some assistance naming ways he/she is similar and different from others in the group. Student is able to recognize and describe individual characteristics.The student is also able to name positive ways he/she is similar and different from others in the group.  
Kindergarten Technology QCC:

Productivity
Uses multimedia tools to express ideas with teacher guidance

Student is able to use multimedia tools to express ideas with extra guidance.  Student is able to use multimedia tools to express ideas with some teacher guidance. Student is able to use multimedia tools to express ideas without teacher guidance.  

 
Your Second Mission Scenario

QCC Standard Math:  Uses words indicating relationships between self and objects in 
space (such as above, below, on, under, in, behind, in front of, out of, between, top, 
bottom, left, right, inside, and outside)
QCC Standard Technology:  Operate basic technology tools and applications






Wow!  You have been selected to design a postage stamp in honor
of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Before you begin, think and 
discuss with your teacher what you would like to draw on the 
stamp, on the top and bottom of the stamp, and what colors you would like to use inside and outside the stamp.   Be creative and design your very own Black History postage stamp.
 
 

Steps to Complete Your Mission Scenario

1.  Click on the word stamp in the above paragraph to view 
samples of Black History related postage stamps.
2.  Think and outline with your teacher what you would like to 
draw on your stamp.  Use words such as above, below, on, top, bottom, inside, and outside to describe the stamp.
3.  Click on Black History in the above paragraph.
4.  Print out the blank postage stamp.
5.  Design and color your own Black History related stamp.
 

Assessment Rubric for Mission #2

Beginning

1

Developing

2

Accomplished

3

Score
Kindergarten Math QCC:

Spatial Sense
Uses words indicating relationships between self and objects in space (such as above, below, on, under, in, behind, in front of, out of, between, top, bottom, left, right, inside and outside).

Student is able use words indicating relationships between self and objects in space (such as above, below, on, top, bottom, inside, and outside) with extra teacher  assistance. Student is able to use words indicating relationships between self and objects in space (such as above, below, on, top, bottom, inside, and outside) with some teacher assistance. Student is able to use words indicating relationships between self and objects in space (such as above, below, on, top, bottom, inside, and outside) without teacher assistance.  
Kindergarten Technology QCC:

Basic Skills
Operates basic technology tools and applications.

Student is able to operate basic technology tools and applications with extra teacher assistance. Student is able to operate basic technology tools and applications with some teacher assistance. Student is able to operate basic technology tools and applications without teacher assistance.  

 
 

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