vy_22_inovace_aj_mar_17 - Gymnázium Vincence Makovského
Sada: Kultura a reálie anglických mluvících zemí
Téma: US History –Martin Luther King, Jr.
Autor: David Marshall, B.A.
Předmět: Anglický jazyk
Ročník: 2-4. ročník - VG
Využití: Učební materiál pro výuku anglického jazyka
Anotace: The worksheet can be used when introducing or reviewing
information about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights
movement in the USA. Students are asked to match questions with
answers regarding Dr. King’s life. Quotations from Dr. King are
provided for discussion.
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The third Monday in January is officially Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
in the United States. This day is to remember the life of Dr. King and
celebrate the values and ideals he championed.
Match the questions in column one with the appropriate answer in
a.Who was MLK’s inspiration for nonviolence?
b. Did Dr. King receive any awards for his
c. Was MLK considered to be a good student?
d. What was the profession of Martin Luther
e. How did Dr. King die?
f. Did Dr. King ever have any problems with
1. He was assassinated by a white
supremacist by the name of James Earl
Ray on April 4, 1968, on the balcony of
his room in a motel near the center of
2. Before and during his time as a civil
rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
was a Baptist preacher at a small church
in Montgomery, Alabama.
3. Martin Luther King Jr. stated several
times as a civil rights activist that many
of his techniques for protest were derived
from his idol, Mahatma Gandhi.
4. During his time as a pastor and activist,
Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested a
total of 20 times and was reportedly
beaten at least four of those times.
5. Martin Luther King Jr. received the
Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
6. Martin Luther King Jr. graduated from
high school at the age of 15 and was
Discuss the following quotations from Dr. Martin Luther King. What
do you think is the point he was making with these statements?
Part I answers: a3, b5, c6, d2, e1, f4