Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. an American Baptist minister changed history through his non-violent approach to tackling race issues in America. He was a key player in the Civil Rights Movement and his campaigns improved the lives of Black citizens of America and the world. His famous “I had a dream” speech still continues to inspire today. The 16th January is his birthday, a day celebrated across the world.
- Explore issues of Non-Violent protests through key players in the Civil Rights Movement with this resource for prompting class debate.
- Presentation and worksheets that explore how Martin Luther King, Jr. was compared to Jesus and how the Christian faith influenced his actions.
- A role play, poetry and debating lesson focusing on Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood.
- A Presentation exploring leadership qualities with a Taboo task to finish.
- A clear and simple workbook to introduce Martin Luther King, Jr. to KS1 pupils.
- A lesson with presentation and worksheets introducing issues of racism and asking pupils how they would feel in put in the positions King and his associates experienced in 1950s America.
- A full scheme of work on the history of the American Civil Rights movement from TES Partner, NGfL.
- An essay writing frame and assessment criteria for independent writing about these two figures of the Civil Rights movement.
- A photo based assembly about Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speech with activities to explore his themes.
- A fun word puzzle to test pupils’ knowledge.
- Lesson activities and worksheets using Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech as a starting point for persuasive writing.
- A fun and quick starter activity on Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Explore how Martin Luther King came to be involved with the Civil Rights Movement and explore his “I have a dream” speech with these literacy lessons.
- Practise non-fiction writing with this resource pack on the Civil Rights leader.
- Explore historical sources to discuss why Martin Luther King was murdered in this KS3 history lesson.
- From Martin Luther King to Mother Theresa, discover prolific, charitable Christians with this PowerPoint.
- Try these screening sessions to explore black history in class or as part of an after-school club.
- Try this lesson to introduce pupils to the civil rights movement and wrap up by designing anti-racism posters.