Martin Luther King Jr., Ruby Bridges & Rosa Parks: Leveled Reading Passages, J-M

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1st - 3rd
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Freedom’s Heroes is a CCSS aligned, multileveled passages and activities set. Included in this set are 3 different passage sets (see below). Each passage set has 4 passages on the same topic at 4 different text levels, J-M. This is a continuation of our A-I set. The passages are the same and only increase in difficulty through level M. This allows all students to access the same text at their level. It is perfect for supplementing your Martin Luther King Jr., Ruby Bridges and Rosa Parks themes.

We also have included 3 different compare and contrast pages for comparing Martin Luther King Jr., Ruby Bridges and Rosa Parks. They are in both Venn Diagram and T-Chart form.

We have added a writing prompt where students can write about their dream.

What you get:

- 3 Freedom’s Heroes passage sets:
*Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Had a Dream
*Ruby Bridges: A Brave Girl
*Rosa Parks Was a Hero!
- Each set has 4 passages, levels J-M
- text based questions page
- vocabulary cards
- vocabulary mini card game
- vocabulary guess my word activity
- Vocabulary word exit slip
-3 Compare and contrast pages
*3 in Venn Diagram Form
*3 in T-Chart Form
-Writing Prompt: My Dream for the World. Plus an additional blank writing prompt.

This set can be used whole group or small group.
****Check out our Apples, Apples, Apples or Earth Day freebie to get a better idea of what each set is like.****

You may also like Freedom’s Heroes Passages BUNDLE A-I Check it out for the same passages at lower levels!
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


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