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.

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.