Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography | Civil Rights Movement



Learn about the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr. with this engaging biography skill packet that is print and go ready. Informational texts and timeline practice important ELA standards. Graphic organizers and practice pages provide plenty of text-based questioning practice. Included pages could be used whole group, small group, partner work, or individually for a week or more duration. Perfect for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Civil Rights research, Black History month, and more! BOTH PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSIONS ARE INCLUDED.


  • Google slides link to the made for Google slides version
  • Google slides directions
  • QR code video poster and viewing guide
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. informational text
  • using context clues graphic organizer
  • comprehension questions
  • character traits graphic organizer
  • cause/ effect skill pages
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. making words
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. timeline
  • timeline questions page
  • “I Have a Dream” speech excerpt
  • “I Have a Dream” writing prompt and page
  • opinion writing prompt and writing page
  • biography research graphic organizer & writing page
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. coloring notes page
  • Biography movie activity page
  • acrostic poem writing page


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