I Have a Dream {with a FREEBIE!}

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I’m afraid to even write this post…because it means that we’re gearing up for the return from winter break. *sigh* Oh well – it was a super restful {but productive!} break!

I’m excited to share my latest, I Have a Dream – A Martin Luther King, Jr. Unit! It’s been on my to-do list since last MLK Day & I’ve finally put it all together in one place!

To start the unit, we begin with a schema chart. As the kids share an idea, I write it onto a post-it {yellow for What We Know and green for What We Want to Know} I keep this schema chart up throughout our study so we can refer back to it, add to it or clear up misconceptions we may have started with!

Then, over the next few weeks, I slip in a bunch of projects, activities and discussions to further expand their knowledge of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the importance he’s had in American history!
Here’s a peek at some of what’s included!
Timeline Flip Book
MLK’s Dream Mini Book for kids to illustrate.

Friendship Flowers

Take a Look at Yourself!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Puppet {with an excerpt of his famous speech!}
Peace Poems with Dove Handprints

To close the unit, we create a Biography Quilt to highlight his life and accomplishments!
{The unit includes quilt paper as an extra option}

Plus, engaging printables!
There are more goodies, too so make sure you head over to TpT and check it out!
Click the picture to snag this MLK Word Search FREEBIE!
Good luck back to school on Monday!


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