Your students will be moved by Leon Walter Tillage's poignant autobiography: "Leon's Story."
Guide them through this gripping story with pre-reading research, CCSS-aligned rigorous thinking questions, personal connection questions, and graphic organizers. Students will love this story during studies of the Civil Rights Movement, Black History Month, autobiography units, or even during guided reading year-round. This is a book that a few of my students pick up over and over again!
CCSS-Aligned for 4th and 5th grade, with chapter standards listed on every page. Each page includes a "vocabulary building" section and text-dependent questions that require students to revisit the text and dig deeper than during their initial reading! Get your students thinking about history in an accessible and meaningful way with "Leon's Story."
12 pages of CCSS-aligned student work pages, and a detailed 12-page answer key with teaching suggestions are included in this product.
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