Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle

Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
Jackie Robinson Baseball Literature Bundle
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  1. In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Betty Bao Lord is a complete low prep novel study. Students practice multiple reading skills with a focus on similes and summarizing. After each chapter in The Year of the Boar, students identify similes and write a “gist” statement (1-2 sentence summar
  2. Who Was Jackie Robinson? by Gail Herman is a low prep biography resource for 3rd to 5th grade students (and high 2nd grade students). Most students can name several famous baseball players, but it is fun to share more about the impact Jackie Robinson had on American culture and the civil rights move
  3. The picture book, Let Them Play by Margot Theis Raven, is a great interactive read aloud to support discussions about discrimination and Civil Rights. This low prep resource includes activity sheets that support standard reading skills as well as enhance a unit about Jackie Robinson and/or the conce
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PLEASE READ: This bundle includes secure PDFs of my In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson literature unit. Who Was Jackie Robinson? biography, and Let Them Play interactive read aloud. If you purchased any of my individual baseball literature products (links above), this bundle contains the SAME files.

This low prep bundle includes activities that will enrich a study of Jackie Robinson and his role in helping to integrate sports. You may not have time to complete every activity for each story; pick and choose a few that work for your group.

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Novel Unit

- CCSS (4th grade)

- Discussion Topics

- Similes

- Gist Statements (summarizing)

- Chapter Vocabulary

- Creative Writing-- Create a Chinese Name

- Character Chart (3 Phases of Shirley)

- Cause and Effect Chart

- Non-Fiction Reading (compare details in the book to non-fiction reading selections to see if the book is historically accurate)

- Comparing Cultures

- Compare/Contrast Shirley to Jackie Robinson

- Mini Research Activity (create a sports trading card-- sample included, 2 versions)

- 3-Paragraph Expository Essay

- 2 Reading Comprehension Quizzes

- Reading Comprehension Questions, 1-2 questions per chapter

- Similes Chart

- Chinese Zodiac Chart

Who Was Jackie Robinson? Biography

- CCSS (4th grade)

- Biography Text Features

- Chapter Vocabulary

- Chapter Graphic Organizers/Charts where students locate the main idea and key details

- Inference using quotes from 9 chapters to identify character traits

- Reading for a Purpose where students look for any mention of Jackie's jobs throughout his life

- Superlatives and Newspaper Headlines

- Create a Diagram of baseball positions

- Transitional Words review and paragraph writing

- Letter Writing fan mail activity

- Timeline of Robinson's life

- Persuasive Writing Paragraph

- Baseball Trading Card optional activity

Let Them Play Picture Book

- CCSS (5th grade)

- Discussion Questions

- Vocabulary

- Story Elements Activity Page

- Main Character chart (Coach Ben Singleton)

- Figurative Language with baseball comparisons

- Cause and Effect

- Compare/Contrast (separate but equal)

- Informational Text about Jackie Robinson

- Determine Book Genre (non-fiction or historical fiction)

- Create a Baseball Nickname activity

Teacher notes and answer keys included for all handouts. Activity pages are blackline masters.

To view all of my story stretcher picture book activity products CLICK HERE.

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