Freedom Summer Literacy Unit

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles is one of my favorite mentor texts! It’s a “must read” to your students! This beautifully illustrated text with a powerful message is a wonderful picture book to use when teaching about segregation. I have created engaging activities/resources that will get your students thinking critically, and digging deep! Use these activities for whole group, center, small group, individually, many possibilities!
This resource includes:
*Teaching tips/suggestions for before, during, and after reading
*Vocabulary cards (pocket chart or bulletin board), header, blank cards (3 pages)
*KWL Chart (Segregation)
*Vocabulary Organizer (2 pages)
*Figurative Language Finder (3 pages with answer key)
*Discussion question cards (2 pages-8 questions)
*Compare & Contrast
*Cause & Effect
*Character’s Perspectives
*The World Through…Eyes (create illustration of character’s viewpoint) Great BB
* Long response questions
*Powerful Quotes-Stand Up For What You Believe In!
*Personal Reading Response
I hope you and your students enjoy this unit. Thank you!
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Total Pages
22
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Freedom Summer Literacy Unit
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