Ruby Bridges | Black History | Biography | Writing Prompts | Distance Learning

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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Read about Ruby Bridges' amazing first grade year, and use these reader response pages to check comprehension and highlight important facts about Ruby Bridges and her courage to change a wrong. She truly is an admirable character in history and shows courage, strength, tenacity and willingness to right a wrong. Learn about the genre of Biography with helpful graphic organizers. These pages can easily be assigned for distance learning and school-at-home.

This resource would be a one or two day writing activity for social studies and black history. Graphic organizers help support the writing experience.

This teaching resource about Ruby Bridges includes:

  • 3 reading passages about how Ruby Bridges went to first grade in an all white school when people were trying to segregate our schools
  • comprehension questions | find the evidence
  • graphic organizers about Ruby Bridges
  • writing prompts about Ruby Bridges
  • draw a portrait of Ruby Bridges
  • t- map about Ruby Bridges' character traits
  • read about "A Statue for Ruby"
  • facts about Ruby
  • new vocabulary

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