Two great activities that would span five lessons on Olympic superstar, Jesse Owens. Perfect for students in 3rd Grade or 4th Grade learning about famous sport stars, World War II, the Olympics or for Black History Month.
NO PREP is needed!
Firstly, there is a close reading activity - children need to read through an informational text, and then answer comprehension and grammar questions, before completing an extension activity.
Secondly, there is a biography writing unit. The unit has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each. Ideal for students learning about U.S. History, or for Black History Month.
Good luck, I hope you get some great results!
We specialise in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet. We also have a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol.
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