Have you ever wondered why schools, banks, and other businesses are closed on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday every January? What did this man do that was worthy of receiving a federal holiday? Why were his accomplishments such a big deal? Navigate around this website to discover the answers to these questions and much more!

This lesson is created for students in any Social Studies class learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. It is geared towards high school students with special needs and can be modified for any grade or subject level that is appropriate.  
Erica Lehnus,
Jun 24, 2014, 11:05 AM