Monday, January 17

Webquest: Martin Luther King

This week's lesson for Upper Intermediate English students is about the African-American civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King Jnr.

Your task for this lesson is to complete a webquest, and find the answers to the following questions:

Question 1

When was Martin Luther King born?

Question 2

How old was Martin Luther King when he graduated from high school?

Question 3

Which university did he attend, and what subject did he study there?

Click here to find the answers to questions 1-3

Question 4

How did Dr King first become involved in the civil rights movement?

Question 5

How many times was Dr King jailed for engaging in peaceful protests?

Question 6

Where did Dr King deliver his famous "I Have a Dream" speech?

Question 7

How many speeches did Dr King give during his lifetime?

Question 8

Which award did Dr King become the youngest man ever to win in 1964?

Question 9

When do People in the USA celebrate Martin Luther King Day?

Click here to find the answers to questions 4-9

Question 10

Which famous song was written as part of a campaign to make Martin Luther King's birthday a Holiday?

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