S: Martin Luther King Jr.
FC: By:Bobby Meyer
1: Basic Information | Born Jan. 15 1929 in Atlanta, Ga. | He got Assassinated April 4 1968 in Memphis, Tenn. | Most famous for his "I Have a Dream" speech
2: Childhood | His father was Martin Luther King Sr. and his Mother was Alberta Christine Williams King. | His name was originally Michael Luther Jr. but then his father and he changed it to Martin Luther King.
3: Martin married Coretta Scott and settled in Montgomery, Alabama. | King had four children, Yolanda Denise, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott, and Bernice Alberta
4: First Word to Describe Him | Determined | I choose "determined" because he got arrested many time and just kept going. Also because he never gave up.
5: Second Word to Describe Him | Intelligent | Intelligent is a good word to describe him because he went to college at age 15. Also he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Science.
6: The Last word to describe him | Brave | I choose "brave" because he was African American and they were discriminating against them and he even didn't care when he went to jail many times.
7: Other facts and Quotes | "We must learn to live as brothers or we will perish together as fools." -Martin Luther King Jr. | “I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.”- I Have a Dream | -He went to college at age 15 -His best friend was a age white boy -His nickname was "M.L." -He received over 21 honorary degrees from numerous colleges in the U.S.
8: Time Line of My Life | -Jan. 15 1929 Martin is born -Sept. 20 1944 King enters Morehouse College -June 18 1953 King marries Coretta Scott in Alabama -Nov. 7 1956 Kings First Child Born -Jan. 30 1956 Kings house is bombed -Feb. 1957 King is featured on cover of Times Magazine -Oct. 23 1957 second child is born -Sept. 17 1958 Kings first book is published -Jan. 30 1961 Kings third child is born -March 23 1963 Kings fourth child is born -Aug. 28 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech -Dec. 10 1964 King receives a Noble Peace Prize - April 4 1968 King gets assassinated - Nov. 2 1983 King's B-day becomes a national holiday
9: Bio Poem | Martin Luther Born in Atlanta, Ga. Child of Martin Luther and Alberta King Lived in Atlanta Ga. and in Montgomery Al. Overcame being black Worked as a Baptist Paster Challenged by the government and some people Personal traits were determination and friendliness Always fought against discrimination Never gave up on all the people who believed in him Best know for his famous "I Had a Dream" speech King
10: Dear Journal | September 18 1944 Dear Journal, I am going to college i a few days and i am freaking out. I don't think i should go to college yet because i am 15. I'm afraid that they will make fun of me. Also because i am black. I don't know how it will turn out, but hopefully it will be good..
11: Dear Hero | Dear Dr. King I think you are a hero. You never gave up and you changed many peoples lives. I like you because you the America in Americans. You are brave and didn't care if you got arrested. I thank you very much for what you did. Sincerely, Bobby Meyer
12: Bibliography | http://www.biography.com/articles/Martin-Luther-King-Jr.-9365086 http://www.sparknotes.com/biography/mlk/ http://wiki.answers.com/ http://www.infoplease.com/spot/mlkquotes1.html http://www.mlkonline.net/bio.html