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Lesson Of The Week

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed in the US on the third Monday of January. MLK was one of the most significant leaders in US history. He fought for civil rights reform for black Americans. In this week's featured lesson, your students will read a biography about this historic leader. After they read about his life, they will answer comprehension questions, review vocabulary, and discuss his famous speech. This lesson also includes a discussion about protests.