This is a fully editable, informative, 60-slide PowerPoint assembly/lesson presentation on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, the famous civil rights leader.
It is an ideal resource for Martin Luther King Day, celebrated on the third Monday in January, around the time of his birthday. It is also appropriate for Black History Month (African-American Month) in October in the UK and February in the USA.
Contents include; his family background, his schooling and education, his involvement and leadership in the civil rights movement leading campaigns and his impact upon civil right reforms. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to some of his famous speeches - I have a dream, the mountaintop, the drum major. There are also links to a short video presentation of his life and the hymn sung at his funeral.
A simple text version of this presentation, more appropriate for younger pupils / older SEN students, is also available.
Martin Luther King Simple Text Assembly / Lesson Presentation
Other Martin Luther King Resources
[Martin Luther King Information Text and Comprehensions](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/martin-luther-king-eight-sets-of-comprehension-questions-and-extension-tasks-11386014<br />
A set of 8 comprehension questions (and answers) on the life and achievements of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King. There is also a set of more challenging extension tasks for higher achieving students.
Martin Luther King Quotes Posters
This resource contains 5 inspiring quotes about equality and civil rights from Martin Luther King. There are four versions of this resource providing a choice of background colours and text.
It is an ideal resource for display and to promote discussion on his quotes and views.
These resources will help to contribute to students’ Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development by learning about the history and heritage of communities and the lives of those that overcame the challenges they faced.
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