Atividade de Inglês com biografia de Martin Luther King Jr.

Born: January 15,1929
Died: April 4, 1968
Martin Luther King Jr. was the most important voice of the American civil rights movement, which worked for equal rights for alI. He was famous for using nonviolent resistance to overcome injustice, and he never got tired of trying to end segregation laws (laws that prevented blacks from entering certain places, such as restaurants, hotels, and public schools). He also did all he could to make people realize that "all men are created equal.".
Because of his great work, in 1964 King received the Nobel Peace Prize - the youngest person ever to receive this high honor. King was also a Baptist minister. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, when he was just 39 years old. His birthday is now observed as a national holiday on the third Monday in January. 

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESSo Martin Luther King Jr. America's Story from America's Library. Disponível em: <www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/king/aa_king_subj. 

1. Read the biography again and match the dates, numbers, and places to the corresponding information. 

a) January 15, 1929 
b)  Memphis, Tennessee 
c) 39 
d)  Every third Monday in January 

[   ] How old he was when he was assassinated. 
[   ] The date Martin Luther King Jr. was bom. 
[   ] The city and state where he was assassinated. 
[   ] A national holiday in the United States.

2. Write T (true) or F (false) according to Martin Luther King Jr.'s biography.

a) Martin Luther King Jr. was an important person who fought injustice and segregation laws. 
b) In 1964, he received a Nobel Prize because of his work as minister. 
c) He was very old when he received the Nobel Prize. 
d) He died at an old age. 



Gabarito:
1. C | A | B | D
2. T | F | F | F

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