Your students will love learning about one of the most inspirational African-Americans of all time. Because of his courage and hard work, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. After his career in baseball, Jackie Robinson continued to work for civil rights for African Americans. In fact, he fought equal rights for everyone.
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There are a variety of activities for you to teach about Jackie Robinson's life story. This could be a week-long unit or as short as a day or two, depending on time allotted and the needs of your students. There are several ways to use this unit to differentiate for students.
✔Meet Jackie Robinson
✔Life Story with Scenes & Questions
✔Flip Book (5-pages)
✔Fact or Fiction Activity
✔Match the Equipment to the Sport
✔Character Mini-Booklet w/Timeline--fits perfectly inside their notebooks!
✔A Famous Quote
✔Character Traits Activity
✔Vocabulary Photo Posters
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
Have students read the passages about where they will meet Jackie Robinson learn all about his life. It starts with him as a young boy and it continues through his life. The articles are written with questions and scenes for students to connect and color. There’s also custom-created organizers to use to review or for further research.
Use the hands-on activities for different centers:
Fact or Fiction Activity
Match the equipment to the sport
A Famous Quote
A Close Look at Character Traits
Spotlight on Vocabulary
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