Martin Luther King Day! (January 16th)
Word Lists with Interactive Games & Printables

On the third Monday in January, we honor the life and lasting legacy of Civil Rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK Day is an excellent opportunity to bring the lessons of equality, courage, and community service into the classroom. Use these free and engaging MLK Day literacy resources to help connect your students to an important national holiday.

Below you will find links to our free grade leveled MLK Day word lists and a detailed breakdown of all the included interactive activities. These lists and activities will resonate with your students, and they will take greater ownership of the materials resulting in higher levels of engagement and fun.

Martin Luther King Day word lists

1. Martin Luther King Day Word Lists Grades 2nd - 8th (3 Levels)

VocabClass has curated relevant Martin Luther King Day word lists ranging from grades 2nd-8th offering our complete Martin Luther King Day curriculum FREE to all!

2. Interactive Lessons & Games

Our Martin Luther King Day vocabulary & spelling packets includes 35 interactive lessons and games designed to defeat the boredom of traditional word study and get students excited about learning while they build a strong foundation in literacy. These building blocks are fortified by a focus on each word’s long-term retention by highlighting spelling, definitions, pronunciation, contextual usage and creative writing opportunities. After a week of practice we recommend students take the spelling and vocabulary tests.

We offer traditional activities like Word Search Play Word Search to more leading edge challenges like our new Coding Words module that teaches vocabulary while building computer programming skills Play Coding Words.

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3. Printable Lessons & Puzzles!

With a quick click of a button you have 17 printable lessons including answer keys. View samples of our printable worksheets everything from traditional worksheets like Word Search and Crossword Puzzle to new creative worksheets like coding words Decoding Word Puzzle . Printable Martin Luther King Day Worksheets

4. Handwriting Worksheet Generator

Our handwriting worksheet generator is versatile and accommodates all ages with print-writing, cursive, directional arrows and various font sizes. Whatever your needs, we have your handwriting printables covered! View samples of our coloring worksheet in a fun font Coloring Pdf , print Print Pdf or cursive Cursive Pdf . You can generate the perfect handwriting worksheet for your students.

Martin Luther King Day Handwriting Worksheets

Make VocabClass a part of your Martin Luther King Day celebration this year and if you and your students like what you see, we are offering extended free trials of the full VocabClass program. Send us an email to learn more. Email:

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