Martin Luther King Day Writing Prompt Crafts


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If you're looking for something different for a Martin Luther King Day activity, this is it.  The "mpatapo" (em-pa-ta-poe) symbol means "knot of pacification/reconciliation".  It is a symbol of peacemaking.  Mpatapo is an African symbol known as adinkra, from the Asante tribe of Ghana.  I thought it was an appropriate representation of what Dr. King tried to do with his peaceful marches, sit-ins and speeches, as he sought nonviolent solutions for abolishing discrimination; so I featured it on this quick, easy and fun MLK Day craftivity.

The packet includes a writing prompt for the back that older students can fill in. I've also included the meaning and short background information in a square that younger students can glue to the back of theirs.

cov mpatapoThere's also a set of mini Martin Luther King photo tiles (Public Domain) that students can choose from, to glue one to the center of their mpatapo symbol.

This packet will be FREE for an entire year!  Woo hoo.  After which time, it will be up-dated and put in my TpT shop.

Click on the link to see the new, 15-page, Martin Luther King Mpatapo Writing Prompt Craftivity.

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  • SKU: TWM2259

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