Original artwork accompanies this biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
This biography will help you integrate social studies standards with your language arts curriculum. You can use this biography in conjunction with a unit on people who have influenced their community, state, or nation. Also, this can be used as a stand alone reading comprehension passage. Included are 10 questions that cover skills in reading a timeline, cause/effect, summary, and using text evidence.
Depending on the level of your students, an essay question about Thurgood Marshall's contributions to our nation could be assigned.
Information for this biography came from The Thurgood Marshall College and biography.com.