Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit: Novel Study and Informational Passage

Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
Jackie Robinson Baseball Unit:  Novel Study and Informational Passage
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This file includes an informational text about baseball hero Jackie Robinson and a novel study for a book about Robinson. Save money by purchasing these resources together and help your students gain a deeper understanding about Robinson's life.

Contents:

Jackie Robinson Informational Text (Grades 3-4)
The Hero Two Doors Down Novel Study: 11 Writing Prompts and 11 Quizzes

The Informational Text Contains:

→ One informational text about Robinson that is written for students who are reading on a 3rd-4th grade reading level. The passage is 815 words.

→ A quiz

→ A writing prompt

→ An answer key

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The quiz contains:
3 multiple choice questions
1 written response question
Quizzes are written to match the level of rigor required by CCSS while not being too confusing for students.

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Novel Study Contains:

11 Writing Prompts:

→ Assess student comprehension
→ Requires students to use important skills: summarizing, characterization, cause and effect, figurative language, author's purpose, vocabulary strategies, and personal reflection
→ Match the rigor required by the CCSS

→ One writing prompt for every chapter
→ Prompts clearly state the chapter after which they should be given to students
→ Simply print and go! Space for response is provided.
→ Limited print budget? Project onto a whiteboard and have students answer in a journal.
→ Answer key provided

11 Quizzes

→ Quickly assess student comprehension
→ Cover many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of fiction including: vocabulary, cause and effect, main idea, summarizing, character analysis, sequence of events, story details, comparing and contrasting, problem/resolution, and much more

→ One quiz for every chapter
→ Every quiz contains: 1 short-response, 3 multiple-choice higher-order-thinking questions
→ Questions and answers are written in standardized test prep form
→ Match the rigor required of CCSS
→ Answer key provided

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Important Notes:

The two items in this bundle are also sold separately. Please be aware of this if you've previously purchased the informational text or novel study separately.

The preview download will have watermarks and only shows part of the passage and novel study. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license for each teacher who will be using this resource.

**Images in the informational text by FreePik.com

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You may also be interested in other paired texts I've written about famous athletes! Several of them have passages written for grades 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6.

Baseball Paired Texts about Kris Bryant and David Ortiz (Grades 3-4)

Basketball Paired Texts about LeBron James and Michael Jordan (Grades 3-4)

Soccer Paired Texts about Messi and Ronaldo (Grades 1-2)

Football Paired Texts about Tom Brady and Julio Jones (Grades 5-6)

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I also have novel studies for over 40 books, including these:

Wonder Novel Study

Esperanza Rising Novel Study

Shiloh Novel Study


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