This Inferring Author’s Opinions and Writing Opinion Statements: Journalists’ Opinions about Segregation Post–World War II (Promises to Keep, Pages 22–25) lesson plan also includes:
Let's play ball! Scholars summarize information from Promises to Keep about segregation in professional baseball after World War II. They then listen as the teacher reads pages 22-25 aloud. Pupils write the gist in their journals of the passage they heard, and then read the passage for a second time and make inferences about the opinions of journalists during that time period.
- Compare the information to segregation in other sports throughout history
- Lesson seven of 17 in Grade 5 ELA Module 3A, Unit 2
- Order of lessons matters
- Includes journalist questions for forming opinions
- Offers ideas for meeting the needs of struggling readers