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58 reviewed resources for color barrier

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Breaking Color Barriers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare brown eggs and white eggs. In this color lesson, students see two different color eggs and predict what they will look like on the inside. They see that both eggs are the same and compare this to people of different...
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Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier

For Students 5th - 8th
Examine themes of racism and perseverance with a study of Jackie Robinson. Class members analyze his baseball card, read historical background, and work in pairs to discuss the material and complete a brief writing assignment.
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Lesson 1: What Are Barriers?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Scholars discuss the concept of a barrier with a short passage on Jackie Robinson. The writing process begins with a paragraph and several other sentences about Robinson's unique traits that made breaking a barrier possible.  
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Breaking Barriers

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Determine how African-Americans have broken barriers in this history lesson. Middle schoolers discuss the 15th Amendment and the American civil rights movement prior to analyzing Barack Obama's speech "A More Perfect Union," taking care...
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Make an Edible Coral Reef

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Coral reefs are full of an abundance of life and color. Why not celebrate it with an edible coral reef? Learners and teachers alike use cake, icing, and candies to create a tasty version of a coral reef that's complete with colors,...
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Baseball: The Tenth Inning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring the historical relevance of baseball into the classroom, as pupils discover the lessons learned from the breaking of baseball's color barrier by Jackie Robinson. Learners view video and analyze Robinson’s character, as well as his...
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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...
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Picasso and Beyond!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reviewing the life and art of Pablo Picasso, learners set out to create abstract, cubist, relief portraits. They'll draw, color, paint, and cut out portraits just like the ones Picasso created. The activity is extremely well...
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Art: Coral Reef Ala Oil

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate Australia's Great Barrier Reef and create oil paintings of it. After their research, they apply various painting techniques to depict air bubbles, sun's radiation, and color blending. For older students, the...
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Breaking the Color Barrier: Jackie Robinson's Combat Against Racism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore Jackie Robinson's career. In this 20th century American history activity, students complete the provided analysis questions based on the provided primary documents about Jackie Robinson. High schoolers discuss...
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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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Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the importance of the Brown v. Board of Education case that ended segregation. As a class, they discuss how each of them would respond in different scenerios if they were a young African-American. They also...
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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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Great Barrier Reef

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Barrier Reef as they work though several creative activities. Giving tours of the Reef and creating a brochure become competitive tasks as students compete for the job.
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Ghost Town

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Around 93 percent of the reefs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been bleached, and almost one quarter of them are now dead. Scholars research the sea temperatures, especially around the areas with coral reefs, to make connections...
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Cool Coral Reefs

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify, color and label the continents of the world and the equator. They identify and produce water temperature between 74 and 78 degrees. They identify and discuss the term polyps and construct a colony of polyps.
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The Tempest: Think-Aloud Annotation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It can be difficult to refer back to a text when analyzing it, so annotation is a great tool for kids to track what they are reading. A thorough and well-organized lesson guides learners through the process of annotating William...
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Breaking Barriers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the context of a speech delivered by Barack Obama. In this African-American history lesson, students discuss the 15th Amendment and the American Civil Rights Movement prior to analyzing Barack Obama's speech "A...
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Genetics: Integrated with History and Art

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students work cooperatively in pairing chromosomes, created statistical genetic babies using the face lab, constructed a color DNA booklet and demonstrated mitosis in a flip book.
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Breaking the Barrier: How Seeds Sprout

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students perform experiments with seeds to determine how long it takes for germination. They record when the first leaves appear. They note differences in the ways different seeds grow. They draw sketches for planting notebooks.
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Put Me Into the Ball Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine and discuss Jackie Robinson's legacy by reading two articles about Jackie Robinson, one from 2007 and one from 1947. They analyze how he broke the color barriers sixty years ago and how he is honored today and how is...
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Breaking Barriers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate racism in the 20th century by exploring U.S. History. In this Civil Rights lesson, students review the history of slavery, the Civil War and the fight for equality in the mid 1900's. Students complete Civil Rights...
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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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End of the Year Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Looking for an engaging and informative end-of-the-year project? This resource will provide your pupils with guidelines for three solid independent research project options: family research, reviewing and illustrating a decade from the...