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RUBY BRIDGES Activity - Word Search & Crossword Puzzle Worksheets

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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  1. Familiarize your students with some of the important actors and events in the worldwide struggle for civil rights. These are great to have on hand in the busy months of January and February or for your sub file throughout the school year. This bundle includes nine biographical puzzles on specific
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Use these two Ruby Bridges worksheets to help mark Black History Month or anytime you want to review the story of one brave little girl in the spotlight of history.

The word search covers 25 vocabulary words with the terms hidden in all directions with some overlap making it a challenging puzzle that should take your students some time to solve. The crossword covers 23 terms and includes fun clues that your kiddos will enjoy figuring out. An optional word bank for the crossword is included on a separate sheet that you can hand out or not depending on how much you wish to challenge your students.

The puzzle worksheets come in two versions: one with colorful illustrations and the other in black and white which allows for an opportunity to color in the pictures as well as saving on printing costs.

The 25 vocabulary words covered in these activities are: Activist, African American, Brave, Change, Civil Rights, Courage, Crisis, Education, Eisenhower, Federal Marshals, First Grade, Frantz Elementary, Integration, Louisiana, Mississippi, Mrs. Henry, NAACP, New Orleans, Protest, Ruby Bridges, School, Segregation, Symbol, Threats, and Tylertown.

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The wonderful images on these puzzles are used under license from one of TpT's great clip artists: Kingdom Clip Art. Look to this store for charming and pertinent clip art to enhance your own creativity. (Call out given due to personal enthusiasm and not for compensation!)

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