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23 reviewed resources for biography of jackie robinson

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous Artists for Children - FreeSchool Video
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Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous...
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A Black History Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 12th
Scavenger hunts provide students with an opportunity to develop their internet skills while they learn about famous African Americans. Included are four scavenger hunts, one each for grades 1-4, 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12. Researchers search the...
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Jackie Robinson - Mini Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
You may know of Jackie Robinson as the first African-American man to play baseball in the major league, but did you know that Robinson also fought for civil rights while serving in the military and after his years as a professional...
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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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Facts about Jackie Robinson for Kids

For Students 4th - 6th
A short video spotlights Major League Baseball's first African American player, Jackie Robinson. Engaging photographs, fun graphics, and a clear narrator detail Robinson's life starting with his military background to his induction into...
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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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Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Is it a biography or an autobiography? Kids discover point of view as they listen to you tell a story about yourself (first person) and then hear two volunteers retell the story: one to you (second person) and one to them (third person)....
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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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Events and Effects

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Explore the plot structure in biographies. First, read the biography The Story of Jackie Robinson, Bravest Man in Baseball and identify specific events that possibly changed the life of Jackie Robinson. As you guide your listeners, they...
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Black History Month - Past to Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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...
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Bigger than Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore courage. In this moral and character development lesson plan, students read biographical information about Jackie Robinson and identify examples of courage exemplified in his life story.
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Retelling A Life

For Teachers 5th Standards
Use comic strip format to help organize and sequence events in a story. The lesson here focuses on The Story of Jackie Robinson: Bravest Man in Baseball; however, this strategy could be used for summarizing any text. Pupils must choose...
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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a unit on the origins of baseball. They explore various websites, write a biography for Jackie Robinson, develop a table listing facts about five stadiums, create a flow chart outlining the historical events of the...
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Arlington Poster Project - Grade 2 Unit I: Civics

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the lives of famous Americans. For this historical figures lesson, 2nd graders examine photographs from the Library of Congress and then read biographies about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B....
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PBS Lessons for Black History Month

For Teachers K - 12th
Explore US history with your charges by providing age-appropriate Black History Month activities. (Five options are provided with this resource.) Read biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Rosa Parks and other...
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Jesse Owens- Mini Biography

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Discover how Jesse Owens paved the way for African American athletes as a track and field legend, while still challenged by the obstacles of a segregated American society during the mid-twentieth century.
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Black History 101

For Students 3rd - 4th
New ReviewTest scholars' knowledge of famous Black Americans with a 10-question quiz in which participants match a name to a contribution or fact. 
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Influencing Others in Our World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover that the actions of people can have a positive influence on a community. They use a variety of resources to research biographies of African Americans. Students research and discuss the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.,...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore and describe notable Americans. In this famous Americans lesson, students discover the accomplishments of these Americans. Students use photos with descriptions of why they were famous writtten on the back. Students use...
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Biographies of Heroes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explain the importance of individual action and character. They explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past make a difference in others' lives.
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Celebrating African Americans and Coins

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the Booker T. Washington commemorative coin and listen to a biography of Washington's life. They develop a list of reasons why his life was commemorated with a coin. They examine other coins and the lives and work of...
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Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports...
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Famous Americans Concentration Game

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders play a memory game.  In this famous Americans lesson, 2nd graders view posters of famous Americans and review the facts about their lives.  Students play a concentration/memory game using the pictures of famous Americans...
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Then and Now

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare and contrast past and present communities. In this community lesson, 2nd graders identify the changes in communities from the time of Abraham Lincoln to present day. Students create timelines as a class about...