Help students learn more about U.S. history through an interactive story and a make-it-yourself, foldable booklet. The story asks readers to guess what will happen next. It is ideal for reluctant readers and fun for good readers.
In this download, you will get the pattern and directions for a 16-page, foldable booklet and a single-page foldable booklet with the same story. This short story is based on the life of a real kid in 1946 Denver, Colorado. But the main character when reading the story is "you," the reader.
One afternoon in the summer of 1946 is shown through the life of Axel K. Johnson, Jr., and his friends. It is based on a true story Through this historical slice of real life, students will better understand the term segregation and how institutional prejudice affects everyone..
This foldable "What Will You Do?" Story is a fun way for students to learn more about real "Kids in U.S. History."
1946 Denver - Swimming in Prejudice is a "What Will You Do?” story in the "Kids in U.S. History" series. It is copyrighted ©2018 by S. Kay Seifert. Parents and teachers may reproduce the activities in this Simple Literature product for personal use in public, private, or home-school classrooms or for their family. No part of this manuscript and curricula may be included in printed, Web, digital, or any form of print, Web, digital, cloud, or electronic curricula, or distributed, personally, electronically, via the cloud, or commercially without the express written permission of S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. First printing, 2017.