Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15,1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a Baptist minister who led peaceful demonstrations to protest the unfair treatment of black people in the United States. The became known as the Civil Rights Movement and was one of the catalysts for change of Negroes throughout the country.
Here are resources to learn more about him and his impact on the betterment of American society.
Read Works has videos and reading comprehension passages for your student to learn about Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech. CLICK HERE
How about an internet scavenger hunt on his life? CLICK HERE
Jumpstart has several pages about his life including a maze for younger students CLICK HERE, a word search CLICK HERE and a comprehension sheet. CLICK HERE