Lexington School District One



Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A CyberHunt

 

Use the Internet resources available to you andfind information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



See if you can answer all the questions!

Student Worksheet

1. When and where was Martin Luther King, Jr. born?
What was his father's occupation? What was his mother's occupation?
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/MLK/

2. What was Martin's first name originally?
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/king/biography.html

3. Was King a good student in school?
What were 3 hobbies he enjoyed?
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/MLK/

4. In 1948, King graduated from what college in Georgia?
In 1951, he received a B.D. from what Seminary in Chester, Pa.?
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/king/timeline.html

5. How many children did Martin Luther King, Jr. have?
What was his wife's name?
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/king/timeline.html

7. When did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. become active in the movement for civil rights and racial equality ?
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/MLK

8. What famous speech did King deliver on August 28, 1963?
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/mlk/news/index.asp?article=speech&topic=0
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm (text and audio)

9. Read "A Teeny Tiny Book About Martin Luther King, Jr.".
What was King's occupation in Montgomery, Alabama?
King believed that __________ should be treated equally under the law.
What special award did he win in 1964?
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6459/mlk.html

10. What was Dr. Martin Luther King's dream for the world?
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/mlk/news/index.asp?article=mlk&topic=0

11. When and where was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/mlk/news/index.asp?article=mlk&topic=0

12. When is the Martin Luther King Holiday celebrated every year?
Scroll to the last paragraph on this web site to find the answer!
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/mlk/news/index.asp?article=mlk&topic=0


Extra! Learn more about another famous African American - Rosa Parks!
http://teacher.scholastic.com/rosa/index.htm


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