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FREE Martin Luther King, Jr. Close Reading Comprehension Passage and Questions
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is the third Monday of January, and this close reading activity would be a perfect way to learn all about his role in the civil rights movement. I have used these close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purpos
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Biography Resources for Grades 3-4
Ready to get your kiddos excited about Biographies??? Start with this FREE supplemental resource mini-unit. Kiddos engagement will skyrocket as you discuss such influential people as Ruby Bridges, Martin Luther King, and Abraham Lincoln. Included: *Anchor chart examples *book list *graphic organi
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Short & Extended Response Activities - A Dr. Seuss inspired lesson
8 critical thinking questions to be used with the Short and Extended Response Q & A activities on the following pages. ________________________________________ Suggested Materials: Seuss, Dr. The Sneetches, and Other Stories. 50th Anniversary Edition. New York: Random House, 1961. Print. ISB
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Getting to Know My President: Barack Obama
I created this teaching powerpoint pdf file to use with my first graders to give them an inside peek at the life and duties of our Commander and Chief, President Obama. Open the file on your Elmo Projector, Smart Board, or save to your iPads and the kids can go back and reread each piece of this u
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August Printables
This freebie is a perfect for the beginning of school. It's a few practice pages to send home for homework, to use as morning work, or as quick assessments! If you like this freebie, be sure to check out my other practice packets HERE!
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Analyzing Quotes of African-American Leaders Task Cards - Black History Month
Hoping to address the significance of African-American Leaders? Want to bring diversity into your Social Studies or ELA lessons? Use this set of 8 Task Cards to guide your students in extending themes from significant quotes of African-American Leaders. Includes 8 quotes from the following Leader
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Black History Leveled Text Freebie - Martin Luther King Jr.
This close reading freebie contains 3 leveled texts on Martin Luther King, Jr. for easy differentiation in your classroom. Levels included are: Lexile 780 Lexile 840 Lexile 1010 The first page is a highlighting activity asking right there questions. The second page is a higher level short construc
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Ruby Bridges Timeline FREEBIE - Black History Month
This timeline activity for Ruby Bridges is a sample activity from my African American Heroes unit. My complete unit that accompanies this freebie can be found at: African American Heroes Unit – No Prep My presentation that accompanies this unit can be found at: African American Heroes Presentat
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Civil Rights Quotes:  A Visualizing Activity
Have you been studying civil rights and you want a quick assessment to see if your students understood the movement and its importance? This freebie will allow your students to visualize and connect with quotes from from civil rights activists.
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3 FREE Learning Tasks for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Speech!
The following resource includes 3 FREE and RIGOROUS Common Core learning tasks to be used after students have read and studied Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 March on Washington “I Have A Dream” speech. Make sure you follow my store for future releases and future sales! Visit My Store!! Check o
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Jackie Robinson
A fun sctivity used with my special education class during a unit on Jackie Robinson. Students choose the corect answer and glue it to the basebaall activity.
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Jackie Robinson Baseball Card Template
Fun way to end your unit On Jackie Robinson and to assess what your students have learned by having them complete this baseball card with information on Jackie's life. Just cut out and fold in half!
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Martin Luther King Jr.  Found Poem Activity
Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" Speech and create a found poem using only the language from the speech for their poem. This activity can serve as a wonderful bulletin board display for MLK Day or can be used with a MLK or Black History Month unit. This activity can al
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Black History Month Biography Project
This is a 3 part project. The freebie contains a project description page for students and templates for parts 1 and 2. Part 3 allows the student to choose 1 of 4 options and there is also a rubric for each option choice. The project requires students to research an influential black person and us
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Bud, Not Buddy - Free Quiz from A+ Literature Guides - Common Core Aligned
This is a free 15 question multiple choice quiz for Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis that is Common Core aligned. It covers the full range of RL Literature Standards. Press the link below to purchase the complete Literature Guide to this novel: Bud, Not Buddy Literature Guide Novel Stu
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Focus on Common Core: Point of View and Author's Purpose
Here's a simple short-answer comparison activity covering Craft & Structure (Literature item 6 and Informational text item 6). You can download it for free and use it with read aloud plays and any paired text to satisfy CCSs by having students “analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topi
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A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass (David A. Adler) CCG
COMPACT COMPREHENSION GUIDES (CCGs) 1. Can be used for a variety of instructional purposes, such as Guided Reading, Literacy Centers, and Take-home programs 2. Assesses Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Writing skills in a compact, easy-to-use, uniform format 3. Uses Who, What, Where, When, Why, Which
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Biography Trading Card- Mini Biography Reoprt
Have your students create a trading card for historical figures! Research a famous person and create a trading card to share important information about what they learn! A quick and free activity! More Great Products from Kile's Classroom 6 Traits Writing Bundle . Descriptive Writing - Show, Not
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Frederick Douglass for Kids Venn Diagram
This file contains a 1-page worksheet for use when teaching in your classroom with the trade book, FREDERICK DOUGLASS FOR KIDS: HIS LIFE AND TIMES WITH 21 ACTIVITIES. This worksheet prompts students to compare and contrast the life and achievements of Frederick Douglass with Martin Luther King, Jr.
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2 FREE Learning Tasks for Pres. Barack Obama’s Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Speech!
The following resource includes 2 FREE and RIGOROUS Common Core learning tasks to be used after students have read and studied President Barack Obama’s address at the memorial for Nelson Mandela in South Africa. Make sure you follow my store for future releases and future sales! Follow my store
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Black History Social Studies Quiz
This is a short social studies matching quiz. Students must match two events to each of the following four individuals: Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, and Thurgood Marshall. On second page, they must write the name of the person next to their photograph.
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Civil Rights Movement Timeline Project
This unique Civil Rights timeline project can be used as a culminating activity or used as an alternative assessment in most middle or high school-level United States History or Civil Rights History courses. I incorporate this project into both my United States History course and my Civil Rights Hi
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Biography Assessment
1/2 page (2 on one document) mini biography assessment to be used in History, Language Arts, or Science classes. Includes a brief background, area for artistic expression, and a summary.
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Booker T. Washington-The Struggle for an Education Chpt. Quiz
The is a ten question quiz with the answers on the chapter for "The Struggle for an Education" from Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery.
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