Thurgood Marshall Adapted Biography for Black History Month

Susan Berkowitz
Grade Levels
3rd - 8th, Homeschool
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23 pages
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Susan Berkowitz


This is an abbreviated biography of Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall to be used for History or Black History Month or biography reading. Picture supported text provided by Picture It software from Suncastle Technology (licensing fee paid).

  • Comprehension questions with multiple choice answers (picture supported),
  • Vocabulary cards and
  • A vocabulary to definitions match,
  • Count the syllables in words and sentences, and
  • Making words with the letters in his name (support provided for those who need a place to start).

Good for Special Education, for speech therapy, for differentiated instruction, for struggling readers, etc.

Meets Common Core for close reading of informational text and being able to answer questions, phonological awareness foundational skills, and vocabulary instruction.

There are more adapted biographies, like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King

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23 pages
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