Grade 4 Houghton Mifflin Reading

Internet Links

Theme 5: Heroes

These sites offer a wealth of background information and activities related to Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Electronic Classroom
This site is jam-packed with out-of-the ordinary MLK insights and information. There's "Thirty-nine years for freedom," a timeline of King's life; a retrospective by Andrew Young on the progress made in the civil rights movement since King's time; sound clips of King's speeches; dialogue between groups of students about King; and an interactive quiz, study guide, and other tools for the classroom.
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/index.html

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scavenger Hunt
"Remember! Celebrate! Act!" This fun and informative site terms Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday "A Day On, Not a Day Off" and provides an interactive forum for students to learn more about the civil rights hero. A series of questions and accompanying photos are linked to other sites that provide in-depth answers.
http://www.tstrong.com/