SIt-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down Writing and Craft Activities

Grade Levels
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Common Core Standards
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"Sit-in: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down" by Andrea Davis Pinkney is a book about the sit-ins at Woolworth's lunch counters. She tells the story of how the sit-ins began and unfolded through the 1960's in a way that elementary students can understand. It is a great story to read and help start conversations about segregation and integration. She allows students to begin to understand this very important time in American History.

Writing Activities
* Writing Activity Prompt - Perspective
* Bubble Map (Brainstorming Activity)
* 2 Tree Maps (Adding Detail, Leveled)
* Important Vocabulary Words (prompt asks students to incorporate these into their response)
* 6 Questions to help students get started on their story
* Final Copy Paper (2 versions; 1 is formatted for support)
* Directions for the character craft (a way to display student writing)

Total Pages
12
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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SIt-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down Writing
SIt-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down Writing
SIt-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down Writing
SIt-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down Writing
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