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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 16, 2012
Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement
A partnership project produced by the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Transportation, The Federal Highway Administration, and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers provides a tour of sites specific to the Civil Rights Movement. This site includes a map of the US with links to states and cities where relevant civil rights events took place.
The site is the official kids portal for the US government. It includes age-appropriate resources on Martin L. King for students. There are entry points for students in grades K-5 and 6-8. The site also contains teacher materials such as: free publications, colorful posters, and practical lesson plans.
Martin Luther King, Jr. biography and selected bibliographies
The site is provided by the Nobel Prize Org.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute
The site includes lesson plans.
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
The site contains lesion plans for both Social Studies and English.
Remembering the March on Washington
The site is dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the March on Washington.
The site is a resource for teachers and students and explores the legacy of a leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. There is also a video and text of the 'I Have A Dream' speech.