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Martin Luther King Jr.

Famous People

Low Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

MLK was a civil rights leader in the US during the '50s and '60s. This lesson features a short biography about Dr. King's life in easy English. The lesson includes vocabulary review tasks and writing practice.

This lesson mention's King's assassination. Teacher discretion is advised.

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  • speech
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PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing
  • listening with gap-fill
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Writing Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)