Public Broadcasting Atlanta has compiled a list of educational resources to help elementary, middle school and high school students learn about Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights movements of the past and of modern times. Scroll through this page to find videos, printable activities, lesson plans, a reading list and links to additional resources.


Additional Resources

Check out more resources at PBS Learning Media.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute
This resource includes lesson plans and classroom resources for teachers, as well as an encyclopedia for students to use in research papers.

National Education Association
This resource includes videos, activities and lesson plans for grades K-12.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Racial and Social Justice: A Curriculum for Empowerment
This is a curriculum that was published by the National Parks Service. It includes lesson plans for grades K-8, teacher guides and printable activities that coincide with exhibits in the Martin Luther King Jr. Historical Site.

This resource is a collection of teaching resources for grades K-12, including lesson plans, a book list and articles.