Ruby Bridges: Famous American Mini Unit {PowerPoint & Printables}

Ivy Taul
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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Ruby Bridges: Famous American Mini Unit {PowerPoint & Printables}

This is a week long unit on Famous American Ruby Bridges. Unit covers Ruby Bridges as the first African American student who attended an all white elementary school in the south during desegregation. Students will compare and contrast their life to Ruby Bridges', cut and paste Ruby Bridges timeline activity, describe Ruby Bridges using character traits, write a mini biography report on Ruby Bridges, and map locations important to Ruby Bridges. Download the preview to see full table of contents for this unit.

PDF contents-
display poster
venn diagram for comparing student's life to Ruby Bridges
venn diagram for comparing Ruby Bridges to another famous American
half page biography booklet report with different versions of table of contents, fact pages, & glossary for differentiation
Ruby Bridges timeline & answer key
map sheet for writing cities and states important to Ruby Bridges
map sheet for tracking important locations
fact and opinion sheet & answer key
fact and opinion sort game & answer key
Ruby Bridges assessment & answer key
Ruby Bridges coloring sheet

PowerPoint contents-
Who was Ruby Bridges? (early life, important facts, etc)
What is the difference between a fact and opinion?
What locations are significant to Ruby Bridges?
How can I put events in order?
What character traits describe Ruby Bridges?

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Keywords: Ruby Bridges, Ruby Bridges famous American, Ruby Bridges famous women, Ruby Bridges American hero, 1st grade Georgia historical figures
Total Pages
70 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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