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59 resources with the concept jackie robinson

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Black Diamond

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Score a home run with this packet of information on the very first player of the Negro League to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame — cultural groundbreaker and sports legend Satchel Paige. These worksheets include a...
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Jim Crow Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jackie Robinson's attempt to earn a spot on the 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers provides learners with an opportunity to examine the Jim Crow laws and revisit issues of segregation and integration. "The Unconquerable Doing the Impossible: Jackie...
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Black History Month: Key Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Showcase the key events in black history that lead to and resulted from a shift in civil rights and moral consciousness. Beginning with the induction of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945 and marking every major event through the retirement of...
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Jackie Robinson, WWII, and the Integration of Baseball

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this integration of baseball lesson, students examine sources regarding the Jim Crow laws, Jackie Robinson, and race relations during World War II....
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Famous African Americans

For Teachers 5th
Famous African Americans are the focus of this U.S. history lesson. Pupils identify several famous African Americans who left a lasting legacy. Famous people such as Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglas, and Martin Luther King,...
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Text Features

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders utilize text features. In this text features lesson plan students read The Story of Jackie Robinson: Bravest Man in Baseball by Margaret Davidson. Students use clues from the table of contents, illustrations, and timeline...
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Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research the life of Jackie Robinson. In this famous American lesson, 2nd graders get pictures of Jackie Robinson with information about his life. They use this information to create a brief presentation for their...
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Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover the life and contributions of Jackie Robinson. In this famous Americans lesson, 2nd graders view pictures of Jackie Robinson. Students develop knowledge about his life. Students use the facts they learn to create...
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Using Primary Sources to Learn More About Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students utilize primary sources to learn about Jackie Robinson. For this research skills lesson, students develop a KWL chart on Jackie Robinson and discuss how primary sources can be used for research. Students conduct research on...
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Jackie Robinson/Baseball

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate Jackie Robinson and baseball. For this sociology lesson, 2nd graders discuss how Jackie Robinson improved the lives of Americans through his many contributions.
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Baseball, Race Relations and Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this race relations lesson, students discover details about how Jackie Robinson broke the racial barrier in professional baseball.
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Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a newspaper article about Jackie Robinson. In this journalism lesson, 5th graders listen to a teacher read aloud of Jackie Robinson Strong Inside and Out. They complete a Venn diagram that compares Robinson's mental...
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Black History Month Biographies

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research famous African Americans for Black History Month. In this biography lesson, students read about five famous African Americans: Nat King Cole, Jackie Robinson, Melba Pattillo, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King. They...
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Doing the Right Thing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the payoffs of doing the right thing. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine the virtue of courage in Jackie Robinson's life and in their own.
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Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a worksheet and study key vocabulary while researching the biography of Jackie Robinson and the Civil Rights Movement. They chose another Civil Rights leader to investigate and present to the rest of the class before...
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Bases Divided: Segregation And Discrimination in Baseball

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students view video and conduct research on how baseball has reflected the social context of American history. They work in groups to investigate outstanding minority baseball players, including racial minorities and women, and develop...
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Black History Month - Past to Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball card for...
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Sporting Tolerance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate African-American baseball players from the early 20th century. They read an article, answer discussion questions, write a journal entry, and create a poster-size baseball card for an athlete.
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Jackie Steals Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read articles relating to Jackie Robinson's breaking of the racial barrier in professional baseball. This leads to a deeper exploration of racism in the United States. They use a variety of worksheets imbedded in this plan to...
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Breaking the Color Barrier: Jackie Robinson's Combat Against Racism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore Jackie Robinson's career. For this 20th century American history lesson, students complete the provided analysis questions based on the provided primary documents about Jackie Robinson. Students discuss Jackie'...
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Bio-Poems: Go Jackie Robinson Go!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders view pictures as primary sources to gather information about Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.  For this Jackie Robinson lesson, 5th graders research Jackie Robinson and write a...
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Using Primary Sources to Learn More About Jackie

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the computer to find information about Jackie Robinson. In research lesson, 5th graders visit different websites to find out what Robinson did and why he was important. They discuss as a class what they have learned. 
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Doing the Right Thing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the trait of courage. For this character traits lesson, students discuss how to their face fears in order to do the right thing as they discuss the corageous acts of Jackie Robinson.
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On the Other Side of the Color Barrier: Segregation and the Negro Leagues

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study segregation that occurred in the past and that is currently occurring. In this equal rights lesson, students use primary source documents to student segregation of the past. In a culminating activity, students find or draw...