Jackie Robinson overcame many obstacles to achieve success. Billie Jo also overcame obstacles. Through the use of "Justice at Last" and an excerpt from Out of the Dust students will compare the obstacles that both were faced with. Students will also practice open ended responses citing direct quotes for evidence and then will write an expository essay comparing and contrasting the obstacles.
- excerpt from Out of the Dust
- "Justice at Last"
- Venn Diagram in 3-column note form
- Open-ended responses
- Expository Essay Prompt
- Expository Essay Checklist following Common Core Guidelines