Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk to Freedom" and Rita Dove's "An Interview: I Was Not Alone" (an essay on Rosa Parks) are perfect short non-fiction selections for Black History Month.
Focus on heroes, cause and effect, black history, and more!
This resource includes:
--one-page lesson plan,
--a basic PowerPoint for Rosa Parks,
---a PALS instruction and example, and
The PowerPoint is editable for your convenience.
Using the Common Core Standards and Learning Focused, I have included an EATS lesson plan with an Essential Question, preview vocabulary (including CAUSE and EFFECT), activating strategy, teaching strategies and a summarizing strategy (Exit Ticket). Further, this lesson pairs students to work on cause and effect together.
The texts of "An Interview: I Was Not Alone" and "The Long Walk to Freedom" are NOT included due to copyright laws. Please make sure you have access to the texts before purchasing this resource.
The lesson plan, worksheets, and PPT are time-saving and effective.
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