No Prep, Martin Luther King, Jr. Reading Passage for Upper Elementary Grades! This 17 page packet is full of great resources to make it easy for you to plan meaningful academic discussion about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and why we celebrate a day in his honor. Students will love learning about civil rights and opportunity.
This packet includes:
Reading Passage and Writing Prompts:
Students will have the ability to read and understand the reasoning behind why we observe this day. Included at the end of the reading passage is biographical information, fun facts, and notable moments in this iconic figures life, as well as two writing prompts pages (plain with lines and a lightly shaded profile view of the face of Martin Luther King, Jr. with lines).
Words to Know Vocabulary (Differentiated):
Labeled with one star (grades 3 & 4) or two stars (grades 5 & 6), students can familiarize themselves with words that have to do with the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., write definitions and draw an illustration.
One star is a 7 question assessment with vocabulary, comprehension, and a short answer response. Two stars includes 10 questions with the same categories.
Answer keys are included for the vocabulary and assessments.
There is also a digital link included for making a copy and saving in Google Drive and using in Google Classroom (perfect for students who may be absent or having students write digitally).