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Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.


Interactives Activities, Multimedia Materials, eBooks 
All ages - Accessible in school and at home 
English and Spanish 
 

Students Grades 1st through 12th:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Poem / Video contest.   

Theme:  Challenge Yourself and Those Around You.  Contest runs through January 20th.  

      For more:  www.yonkersny.gov/mlk


Extensive resource collections 




 
MLK Center The King Centerhttp://www.thekingcenter.org/ 


BrainPop

Brain Pop Jr. BrainPop Jr. MLK Jr.  

          BrainPop – http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/famoushistoricalfigures/martinlutherkingjr/preview.weml 


BookFlix (K-2)  
Martin’s Big Words and Paired Book  - http://bkflix.grolier.com/pb/node-32747

           (Once you login to Bookflix, use the pages with books 5-8)


Safari Montage

Many materials include:  Teachers guides, quiz, Spanish versions and more   

Search selecting the Spanish language option, or see below:  




Martin Luther King, Jr. - Description:  (1929-1968) Moving interviews with civil rights leaders Andrew Young and James Farmer, 
English/Spanish, grades  grades 5 up
 
 

http://media.yonkerspublicschools.org/SAFARI/montage/play.php?keyindex=48609&location=local&filetypeid=7 


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - K-4, English/Spanish 

http://media.yonkerspublicschools.org/SAFARI/montage/play.php?keyindex=24730&location=local&filetypeid=7 

Martin Luther King Jr. - Schlessinger Media, K-4

http://media.yonkerspublicschools.org/SAFARI/montage/play.php?keyindex=57645&location=local&filetypeid=7



Quick Resource Links:  

1. Audio recording of speech
     http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/documentsentry/doc_august_28_1963_i_have_a_dream

 
2.  ESL Resources, multiple links and related activities   http://www.elcivics.com/king-holiday-lesson.html 

 

5.  Virtual Tour - Birthplace.  Pictures through National Park Service -ttp://www.nps.gov/malu/photosmultimedia/virtualtour.htm
 
7.  Handouts, lesson plans, support materials for K-5 - Edmemtum MLK Jr. Free Resources

 

For older students
 
i) MLK Jr. Day of Service   http://mlkday.gov/

j) Martin Luther King Jr. Research Institute   http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/

k) I Found a Dream – Interactive Poetry   http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordmover_mlk/word_mover.htm
   When this page pulls up it may ask permission to run Shockwave player, yes, run; do not install additional tool bars.      Allowing Shockwave, only, will permit movable text.  This activity is printable
 
l) Library of Congress – America’s Story       http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/king/aa_king_subj.html
 
m) World Book Online   http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar300380&st=martin+luther+king
    Login first to access page directly
 
 
o)  WikiPedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Have_a_Dream
 
p)  The American Experience PBS - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mlk/
 
q)  Vocabulary Puzzles - http://www.myvocabulary.com/word-game-puzzles/martin-luther-king-jr-day-vocabulary/
 
r)  Seattle Times Article  - http://seattletimes.com/special/mlk/index.html


Teacher resources, Grades K through 5:  Lesson plans - NEA 

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Do you have links, video, activities, projects, to add?  Send them along to lperry@yonkerspublicschools.org  

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*Martin Luther King Jr. images, courtesy of Seattle Times, NYSED Martin Luther King Jr. Museum, and the other wonderful providers of the links herein

Update:  1/9/17