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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 concept of discrimination. You may not have time to complete every activity included in this resource; pick and choose a few that work for your group.
CCSS (5th grade)
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.
Jackie Robinson, interactive read aloud, integration, discrimination