Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform

This Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform writing prompt also includes:

Who are the Grimke sisters? Scholars find out with a worksheet that details the struggles and triumphs of the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke. After reading an informational text, class members have the opportunity to show what they know with a variety of activities—research, story writing, and more. Then, set life goals and make a plan to reach them.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Post discussion questions on a classroom blog 
  • Allow pupils to choose the activity, or activities, they wish to complete after reading the informational text 
  • Revisit learners' goal page to discuss their progress and provide tips on how to achieve them
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires copies—three pages 
Pros

  • Encourages goal setting 
  • Categorizes discussion questions by type 
  • Provides recommended reading titles that extend the learning process
Cons

  • None