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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Math Worksheets

Why Do We Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day? Along with other important holidays, Martin Luther King Jr. is also of great significance. Every year, on the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King Jr. is a national holiday for honoring the United States' most famous civil-rights activist. The day is celebrated to observe equal rights for all Americans and regardless of their background. He delivered his famous "I have a dream" speech in front of a quarter-million population during the peaceful March in Washington, DC. Because of this, he became the youngest man to receive the Nobel Peace Prize at age 35. He spent his life fighting for civil rights and started movements against poverty until he passed away. For his enthusiasm and because of his struggles, the day is now celebrated as a national holiday to pay respects. For use during the third Monday of every January. We celebrate his life and work with a series of worksheets to help you communicate his message of peace and equality.

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Grade 1

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Word Problems(1.OA.2 and 1.OA.3) - Martin Luther King Day is a holiday where we remember the work of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King. He was a great man who believed in equal rights and nonviolent activism.
  • Subtraction Word Problems(1.OA.A.1.D.12) - Dana had 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. stickers. She gave 8 away. How many stickers does Dana have left?
  • Adding 1-digit to 2-digit(1.NBT.C.4.B.22) - Solve for the following 1 digit plus 2 digit addition problems.

Grade 2

  • Even & Odd(2.OA.C.3.A.7) - Color the circle by the word "even" red if the number is even, color the circle by the word "odd" blue if the number is odd.
  • Completing Subtraction Sentences with up to 3-digits(2.NBT.B.7.J.5) - Complete the following subtraction problems.
  • Purchases with Money(2.MD.C.8.P.13) - Sammie wants to buy a Martin Luther King poster. It cost $3.75. He has two dollar bills, four quarters, seven dimes, and one nickel.

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Grade 6

  • Equivalent Ratios(6.R.P.A.3a.AA.4) - Determine if the following ratios are equivalent.
  • Find the Least Common Multiple(6.NS.B.4.N.8) - Find the least common multiple (LCM) for the following.
  • Distributive Property(6.EE.A.3.P.18) - Solve the following problems using the distributive property.
  • Create Bar Graphs(6.SP.B.4.R.8) - The bar graph shows how many students from each of the six grade classes that went to the MLK parade.

Grade 7

Grade 8