Read, Write, Paint, and Sing...Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King

Lesson Overview

Help celebrate the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his efforts to peacefully bring people together, especially people of different races. After reviewing experiences in the life of this important leader, students will learn a simple song in his honor, create artwork or write pieces that exemplify his message of cooperation, freedom, equality, and respect.   

1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

What skills and talents allowed Dr. King to work peacefully towards the integration of the United States?