Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey

Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
Literature Unit: "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey
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This is a literature unit for the book "Dance Like Starlight" by Kristy Dempsey. It includes the following elements: a Vocabulary Words activity, Comprehension Questions, a Biography Passage, a Graphic Organizer, a Reflection Journal Entry exercise, a "Sequence of Events" activity, a Historical Fiction Lesson, a First Draft Writing Assignment, and a Final Copy Writing Assignment. It is 16 pages long and is in PDF form for easy printing.

Book Summary: Many little ballerinas have big dreams of attending the best ballet schools and of dancing on stage. In Harlem in the 1950s, dreams don’t always come true, they take a lot of work and a lot of hope.

The first African-American prima ballerina, Janet Collins, did make her dreams come true. Those dreams inspired ballerinas everywhere, showing them that the color of their skin couldn’t stop them from becoming a star.

In a lyrical tale as beautiful as a dance, Kristy Dempsey and Floyd Cooper tell the story of one little ballerina who was inspired by Janet Collins to make her own dreams come true.

You can copy and paste this link to purchase the book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2b6JUTq
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16 pages
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3 days
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