This is a week long unit on Famous American Jackie Robinson. Unit covers Jackie Robinson as the first African-American to play baseball in the major leagues, segregation in the United States, his role in helping black athletes, and more! Students will compare and contrast their life to Robinson's, cut & paste timeline activity, describe Jackie Robinson using character traits, write a mini biography report, and map important locations. Download the preview to see full table of contents for this unit.
venn diagram for comparing student's life to Robinson
venn diagram for comparing Robinson to another famous American
half page biography booklet report with different versions of table of contents, fact pages, & glossary for differentiation
timeline & answer key
map sheet for writing cities and states important to Jackie Robinson
map sheet for tracking important locations
fact and opinion sheet & answer key
fact and opinion sort game & answer key
assessment & answer key
Who was Jackie Robinson? (early life, important facts, etc)
What is the difference between a fact and opinion?
What locations are significant to Jackie Robinson?
How can I put events in order?
What character traits describe Jackie Robinson?
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key words: Jackie Robinson, famous American, black history, American hero, civil rights, baseball, 2nd grade Georgia historical figures