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 the Baseball Hall of Fame.
- Conduct a grand conversation—discuss why anger was an emotion expressed when Robinson became part of the M.L.B.
- Play the video during Black History Month—create a bulletin board featuring several famous African Americans, including Robinson, and have a collection of books for learners to browse when time permits
- Create a flipped classroom assignment—direct pupils to watch the video at home before they return to school for a learning activity
- User comments and related videos can be seen when the video is not in full-screen mode
- February is Black History Month
- Actual photographs are featured throughout the entire video
- In the end, the video summarizes its key points
- Encourages playing together