This unit introduces students to African Americans and a part of Black History that is not usually talked about during Black History (or any history) presentations. Very few students have even heard of these brave men and women and their stories will be new and interesting to most of them. The unit
This inquiry chart is to be used with the GREAT ESCAPES! unit when teacher has decided that each group should read about an individual and then share out their findings with the other groups or to the teacher. Students either record notes as the others present OR teacher can display the chart and ty
These are the inquiry charts needed for the GREAT ESCAPES! This is to be used with a single small group of 6 or 7 students or with a full class of students divided into groups of 6. Each student in each group receives a page. Students read and complete the graphic organizer for the person selected.
These are suggested responses for the GREAT ESCAPES! unit. This is more of a guide if you chose to use the same passages that I have linked to in the unit.
This bundle consists of the GREAT ESCAPES! unit, the individual and group inquiry charts and the suggested response key.
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Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.