Word Art with King's Words


  • Sep 5 2010 2:27 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.

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  • Original Source:
    National Museum of American History

    Conditions of Use:
    None Specified


Examine one or more of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s letters or speeches and turn powerful words and phrases into word art using the online Wordle tool. Included in an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence", this activity is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

Learning Registry Activity


    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 4

    Topics: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, United States History, History-Social Science


    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials
    • Source Materials

    Tool for: Students, Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Teaching Method: Simulation