Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights Reading Passage Preview

A quick preview of the "Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights Reading Passage" activity. Some updates have been made to the product in the video since posting. Teach about the contributions of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play Major League Baseball, using music. Students can use this resource to learn about Black/African-American History and character education because Jackie Robinson used non-violence and his enduring drive to win over fans. This activity uses 1 song that can be accessed on YouTube for students to listen to as a part of the activity. This activity also contains an answer key, the song lyrics, and a list of extension activities for expanding student knowledge.

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How to use this resource:
Students will preview the questions on page 1 then listen to the song on YouTube while following along with the lyrics on pages 2 and 3. Students will then answer the questions on page 1. When students are done, they can continue to be engaged by completing the extension activities on page 4. The extension activities include identifying problems and solutions, identifying character traits, and inferencing activities. The answer key for page 1 is located on page 5.

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