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Martin Luther KING

 

BIOGRAPHY

INFOGRAPHICS

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

TIMELINES



(Updated on 24/12/2016)

 


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MARCH ON WASHINGTON

THE SPEECH : "I HAVE A DREAM"

 

 

BIOGRAPHY :

 

 

  • BIOGRAPHIES for KIDS - Famous Leaders for Young Readers
    PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES - OTHER AMERICAN PATRIOTS - WORLD LEADERS -
    INVENTORS - EXPLORERS - WOMEN WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE - SCIENTISTS - EDUCATORS -
    PHYSICIANS - ATHLETES - CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS - COMPOSERS - ARTISTS
    Each story features a free printable word search, crossword puzzle, study sheet, and student worksheet.
    There are also online games"
    ex : Martin Luther King Jr
    (gardenofpraise.com)
  • MLK Day: The Fight for a Holiday to Celebrate Peace - Text + Audio - 15 January 2017
    "After 15 years of debate, conservative president Ronald Reagan agreed to a holiday honoring a progressive hero who challenged the U.S. government."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Martin Luther King is assassinated
    "Just after 6 p.m. on 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. is fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-storey room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee."

    (history.co.uk)
  • NSA spied on Martin Luther King, documents reveal - 26 September 2013
    "The US National Security Agency spied on civil rights leader Martin Luther King and boxer Muhammad Ali during the height of the Vietnam War protests, declassified documents reveal."

    (BBC)

 


THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT :


  • Martin Luther King Jr. & the Civil Rights Movement (The Seattle Times) :
    Photo Gallery - Biography - Timeline - Civil rights quiz - His words - NW history quiz - Study guide - Resources - etc...




  • Civil Rights Movement Unit - Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
    Lesson 1: Riding the Bus - Taking a Stand /
    Lesson 2: The Opinions of the Public /
    Lesson 3: Birmingham 1963 /
    Lesson 4: Marching for Justice - Selma to Montgomery /
    Lesson 5: Voting Rights

    (Alabama Department of Archives and History)

  • Maps: Civil Rights Hot Spots - interactive - with short texts (PBS)




TIMELINES :

 

  • FBI threats to MLK prompt snooping warnings - 19 November 2014
    "A disturbing, decades-old letter sent to Martin Luther King Jr by the FBI is serving, for many,
    as a reminder of the scope and history of US governmental surveillance programmes - and their potential for abuse."

    (BBC)


    "Hoover, seen here with President Kennedy, called King "the most notorious liar in the country"

  • The life of Martin Luther King, Jr - a timeline (simple sentences) - (mlkcelebration.com)

 

 

 

  • Martin Luther King - Read the illustrated timeline and play the game
    - Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

 

 

 

INFOGRAPHICS :

 

 

 

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS :

 

 

  • I have a dream
    Le discours de Martin Luther King dans un diaporama sonore Power Point.
    - Texte du discours accompagné de la traduction
    (Yvan Baptiste - Ac. Montpellier)