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Coretta Scott King

Famous People


Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

Coretta Scott King was the widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., the 1960s American civil rights leader. After his death, she continued to work for equal rights for all people.

  • widow
  • protest
  • assassinated
  • campaign
  • non-violent
  • achieve
  • goal
  • justice
  • private audience
  • view
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Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)