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59 resources with the concept jackie robinson

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Jackie Robinson Taught Us More Than Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read a book about Jackie Robinson and then learn about the ideas of segregation, prejudice, self-control, humiliation, and hostility. In this Jackie Robinson lesson, students read the book Teammates and discuss the topics...
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Jackie Robinson, A Black Hero

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the meaning of the word hero. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine what the word hero means as they discover Jackie Robinson and hits contributions to society.
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Bigger than Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore courage. In this moral and character development lesson, students read biographical information about Jackie Robinson and identify examples of courage exemplified in his life story.
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Who Am I? Jackie Robinson

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this sports heroes activity, students read the clues about a famous African-American baseball player. Students fill in the blanks to break the code and use the code to name the mystery person - Jackie Robinson.
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Crossing the Line: Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in viewing The National Pastime, a film about Jackie Robinson's life. They discuss how Robinson was a hero and how they can learn from him. They work in groups using a graphic organizer to analyze Jackie Robinson...
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Jackie Robinson, A Black Hero

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the life of Jackie Robinson and how he opened the door for other African American athletes. They identify how one person can make a difference by their actions. They write about the responsiblity of citizens to end the...
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Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Public Good

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the acts of famous athletes. They record the information they collect on to a chart to share with the class. They identify the benefits of private action to help the common good.
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Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners describe contributions made by Jackie Robinson.
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Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students analyze the life of Jackie Robinson and determine which characteristics contributed to his success as the baseball player who broke the color barrier and as a political activist.
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Bigger Than Life

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the life of Jackie Robinson.  In this American History lesson, students examine different examples of courage.  Students read an article about Jackie Robinson.
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Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the life of Jackie Robinson and the ways in which he and they can influence government policy.