* participate in read aloud and in inquiry-based research activities.
* compare and contrast their lives to the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., through their journals (using pictures and words as developmentally appropriate).
* share their journals with an authentic audience.
* explore various sources of information about Dr. King and share the discoveries of their research, recording them on a class KWL chart.
* create art and plan a party to celebrate Dr. King’s birthday.