Brave Ruby

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With videos, games, and vocabulary activities on each page, this interactive takes learners on a journey of the history of segregation of schools. They discover one brave girl's journey of walking into the first integrated school and how it changed schools in America forever.      

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a word wall with the vocabulary words presented throughout the interactive
  • Use as an instructional tool or have learners explore the interactive on their own
  • Read Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges as a follow up during Black History Month
Classroom Considerations
  • Both on level and lower level reading options can be selected
  • Use the tools at the bottom of the page to zoom in or out, add sticky notes, highlight, or draw within the interactive passage
Pros
  • Vocabulary words are highlighted in purple and have clickable audio links that pronounce the words and definitions
  • Asks questions for which viewers use the text directly to answer
Cons
  • None