Skip to main content

59 Resources

Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plans and Resources: Understanding a Life and Legacy


Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Pinterest
Share On LinkedIn
Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plans and Resources: Understanding a Life and Legacy
#8 Collection 2023

About This Collection

Martin Luther King Jr Activities and Lessons for a New Generation

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”

Education was integral to Dr. King’s vision for a more just society, and working to ensure that dream comes true is integral to America’s educators today. Share the influential ideas of this towering figure of the civil rights movement who envisioned racial, economic and social justice for America by espousing non-violent, collective action that would change society forever.

Remote video URL

Martin Luther King Jr. Activities and Lesson Plans for PreK-12

Share My Lesson’s updated collection features curated lesson plans, resources and activities to help your prek-12 students explore Dr. King's commitment to the labor movement and the fight for justice and dignity.


Educating for Democratic Citizenship

The Shanker Institute in partnership with the American Federation of Teachers, Share My Lesson the and the AFT Innovation Fund has launched this Educating for Democratic Citizenship Project whereby a group of accomplished, experienced AFT educators have developed these Action Civics lessons and materials that we hope will improve teaching and learning of American History, Government, and Civics for teachers and students.