This Identifying Supporting Reasons and Evidence for an Opinion: Exploring Why Jackie Robinson Was the Right Man to Break the Color Barrier (Promises to Keep, Pages 26–29) lesson plan also includes:
Breaking barriers is not an easy thing to do. Scholars read a section in Promises to Keep and summarize how Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball. They write the gist of the passage in their journals and then complete a graphic organizer about the author's opinion.
- Incorporate with African American History
- Lesson nine of 17 in Grade 5 ELA Module 3A, Unit 2
- Order of lessons matter
- Includes ideas for meeting the needs of struggling learners
- Lists vocabulary words to increase comprehension