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In a few words, what did Martin Luther King Jr. fight for?


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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, what did Martin Luther King Jr. fight for?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Martin Luther King Jr was an American Baptist minister and civil rights activist. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Martin Luther King Jr - Civil Rights Leader and Icon
3. Slide
60 seconds
Civil Rights Activist: Someone who campaigns to end discrimination against a particular group of people. Nonviolent Civil Disobedience: A form of protest in which people refuse to obey certain laws or follow certain customs without resorting to violence. Assassinated: Murder of a prominent person, especially a political leader, by surprise attack.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What do you think is the most important message from Martin Luther King?
  • The power of peaceful protest
  • The fight for racial equality
  • The importance of social justice
  • The power of love and forgiveness
5. Slide
60 seconds
Martin Luther King Jr was the youngest person to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize at age 35 in 1964. King's 'I Have a Dream' speech is considered one of the greatest speeches of all time. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed legislation making Martin Luther King Jr's birthday a federal holiday.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What did Martin Luther King believe about civil rights?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What strategies did he use to promote civil rights?
8. Open question
150 seconds
In what ways do you think the civil rights movement has changed our society?
9. Open question
330 seconds
Why is Martin Luther King's legacy still relevant today?

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