Martin Luther King Jr. Article & Reading Comprehension


Martin Luther King Jr. is such an important leader to recognize, learn about, and study, especially around Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month. Dive deep into his life, his education, and his dedication to making a change.

In this product, your students will read an original article, “The Leadership of Martin Luther King Jr.”, annotate the text, and answer 10 reading comprehension questions in reference to the article. In addition, there is a short answer question regarding Dr. King’s leadership, as well as a graphic organizer and rubric.

This activity is perfect for…

  • Independent Work
  • Stations or Centers
  • Reading Notebooks
  • Reading Comprehension

In this product, you will receive:

1. Original Article, “The Leadership of Martin Luther King Jr.” – DIGITAL & PDF

*Lexile Level approximately 1000-1100

2. 10 Reading Comprehension Questions with Answer Key – DIGITAL & PDF

3. Short Answer Question on Leadership – DIGITAL & PDF

4. Graphic Organizer-RACER Short Answer Writing -DIGITAL & PDF

5. Rubric

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