This beautifully told true story about Jackie Robinson (as told by his daughter) brings to life the bravery of Jackie Robinson, and can be a valuable resource that can help teach what segregation could really look like. This 48 page book journal includes many story elements, as well as a "Diary" where students can step into Jackie Robinson’s life. This journal also includes graphic organizers, constructed response writing, vocabulary, and much more!
- Fiction vs. nonfiction
- What do you know about...
-15 comprehension questions
- Sketch story events.
After Reading Activities:
- Personal Traits analysis
- Compare and contrast
- Cause and effect
- Friendly letter writing - letter to Jackie
- Reader's response writing prompt - text to self, Write About It, Think about it,
- Book rating pages
- Author's purpose
- Vocabulary cards (12)
- Biographical data - Summing it up - thoughts about what was read
- Important Noun search
-Sketch favorite part.
-Web graphic organizer - facts about person
-Graphic organizer, informational paragraph
-Writing page - informational paragraph
-Beginning, Middle, End graphic organizer
-Setting, Problem, Solution graphic organizer
-First person retelling “My Experience Journal” – writing Jackie’s diary pages (8 pages)
-Main idea graphic organizer
Can be used in whole, small and individual settings. Can be used as individual pages or as a packet.
Easily a week’s worth of activities!