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What is Juneteenth? Reading with Pictures & Vocabulary

Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
2 pages

Description

Did you learn about Juneteenth in school? I didn't. This resource is the culmination of extensive research about the holiday's history, which I have summarized here in a student-friendly writing style. This resource includes historical photos, along with vocabulary to help students understand the terms associated with the celebration.

This resource covers:

  • A very brief history of slavery in the United States
  • An explanation of General Order No. 3, the order that delivered the news of the Emancipation Proclamation to slaves in Texas
  • Early Juneteenth celebrations, including the struggle to find places to celebrate
  • Juneteenth celebrations today

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
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