On Monday most schools in the US will closed in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The following are some document and video resources for teaching lessons about Martin Luther King, Jr.
The National Archives has published lesson plans based around this portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. The National Archives also has lesson plans based around this document signed by President Johnson designating April 7, 1968 as a national day of mourning for Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today’s episode of CNN Student News includes a look at the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his influence on American society. I have embedded the video below. If you need a quick tool to check for understanding of the video, visit the CNN Student News quiz.