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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.
- Use this resource during Black History Month
- Connect the resource more strongly to your history curriculum by looking at what else was going on in relation to civil rights during Jackie Robinson's time with the Brooklyn Dodgers
Includes extension ideas, a reading selection, a copy of the baseball card, and a worksheet for the writing activity