ERIC Number: ED188960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15.
Johnson, Paul G.; And Others
The document presents biographical material, bibliographies, and learning activities relating to Martin Luther King, Jr. The objective is to provide teachers with guidance in commemorating King's birthday. The document is presented in six sections. Section I consists of a copy of the Nebraska state law requiring celebration of King's birthday. Section II contains a biographical sketch of King's life and accomplishments and a time line of important dates in his life. Section III is an annotated selected list of resources by and about King. It is divided into three sections: books by King, books about King, and general black studies books which include sections about King. No grade level is indicated. Section IV lists audiovisual materials such as films, film series, filmstrips, and recordings. For each item, information on time length, color, grade level, price, and availability is offered. Section V briefly describes two series available from the Instructional Television Services Section of the Nebraska Department of Education. The final section briefly suggests six school and community learning activities and 34 classroom activities. These include arranging displays and exhibits, reading stories, dramatizing, discussing, debating, having outside visitors, researching, and reporting. (CK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.