Martin Luther King, Jr. Group Research Project


“This Martin Luther King, Jr. Group Research Project is aligned with the common core standards and requires students to work together to create a MLK Jr. research paper and accompanying PowerPoint presentation. The final project includes a five paragraph research paper written and cited in MLA format and a PowerPoint presentation that is presented to class.

Assigning this group research project is a great way for students to learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work in the Civil Rights Movement. It also capitalizes on collaborative learning and working together on a short research project.

This download includes:
– The research project assignment (PDF)
– Research topics and websites for students to visit (PDF)
– Group member evaluation forms (PDF)
– Teacher rubric with customizable point values (PDF)
– Editable example PowerPoint Template (editable PPT)

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