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Martin Luther King Day
Minister, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement ...
1. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1929, Martin Luther King( whose birth name was Michael) was named for a German monk named Martin Luther. Growing up, Martin Luther, called________ and his sisters and brothers couldn't go to the park or the movie theater or even ride the elevators with white people.They couldn't drink out of the same water fountains or use the same bathrooms,either.What were black people expected to do if they were seated on a public bus?_________ As a young boy, what happened when he wanted to play with the white neighbor boys?___________What did his teacher Miss Lemon teach him?________________ If he saw an injustice, Miss Lemon taught him that he could rebel but reminded him to do so in which two ways?_____________Find the answers at this link::Garden of Praise
2. When growing up, what were two events that made lasting impressions on a young Martin Luther King of the unequal treatment of African American?____________and__________________.From which person's teachings did he study and from which country did this man live?_________________What was the method used to try and bring about change?___________Find the answers at this link:Garden of Praise
3. His most famous speech, his 1963 "I Have a Dream"speech took place on the Mall in Washington,DC,in from of 250,000 people. On the steps of what famous memorial was the speech given?____________Which creed did Martin Luther King hope that our nation would rise up and live out?__________In which type of nation did he hope his children would one day live?___________________Find the answers at this link:Fact Monster
2. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn about this important civil rights leader who worked for equality in non-violent ways. Martin Luther King envisioned a world where the color of your skin did not determine a person's value and civil rights! He was also a excellent orator whose "I Have a Dream Speech" is probably his most famous. Using this Reader's Theater Script, part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show series of plays, your students will have fun acting out the parts and learning about the life of Martin Luther King, as they pretend to be in the audience of Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show. There are 10 audience informational questioners, a Did You Know? section of additional facts, comprehension questions, a teacher page with extension questions, vocabulary(which are highlighted in the play), additional links and the key.Martin Luther King: A Reader's Theater Script