La Vida de Martin Luther King, Jr.

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La Vida de Martin Luther King, Jr. is a mini unit about the life of MLK, Jr. completely in Spanish. Use all the materials or just some of the pages to lead your students in lessons about the life, accomplishments and impact made by Dr. King.

I have created a Google Site to accompany this unit with kid friendly information and resources all in Spanish. Use the QR codes page to have your students find the website quickly and safely.


  • Spanish


  • 1st Grade
  • 2nd Grade
  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade


  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Research
  • Black History
  • Timeline
  • Biography
  • Cinquain Poem
  • Friendly Letter


  • Photographs of MLK, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement (primary sources)
  • Spanish translation of Dr. King's most famous speech, "I Have a Dream"
  • Writing Prompts (can also be used for just discussion)
  • Famous Quotes by Dr. King for discussion and writing activity
  • Timeline of the Life of MLK, Jr. (cut and paste)
  • Marching Towards a Dream writing prompt
  • MLK, Jr. Biography page for students to complete
  • MLK, Jr. Character Bubble Map
  • Poster, Checklist and Template for writing a friendly letter to Dr. King
  • MLK, Jr. Birthday card
  • Template for writing a Cinquain Poem about MLK, Jr.

Please review sample pages before purchasing to ensure the materials meet the needs and skill level of your students.

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