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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Author: Achal Nadan

Standard: History for Kindergarten

K.6 Students understand that history relates to events, people, and places of
other times.
1. Identify the purposes of, and the people and events honored in, commemorative
holidays, including the human struggles that were the basis for the events (e.g.,
Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Washington’s and Lincoln’s Birthdays, Martin
Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day).

Objective: Students will be able to identify the key role Martin Luther King Jr. had to shape history and the how the present.

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