Jackie Robinson was an outstanding athlete, a devoted family man and a dedicated civil rights activist. Sharon Robinson does an amazing job of sharing her memories and her father's incredible story of breaking the color barrier in baseball. Students would be able to analyze the affects of segregation on people and society as a whole. Sharon Robinson has done a wonderful job celebrating the life of her father. Students listen to and summarize an informational text, and explain the relationship between key ideas in the text end of unit assessment. Not only is this a biography of Jackie, but there are also small bits of information about other important black people and organizations.
The real life images throughout the book show the impact Jackie had on the country. Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America 1-Genre: Historical picture book 2-This is a book about the life of Jackie Robinson told through the eyes of his daughter. When I lived in Kentucky, I heard some of the old-timers say that Pee Wee's father, who had grown up in Meade County, was even a better ball player than his son. I especially loved the evidence of his love and dedication to his wife and children. This book has so many teaching moments attached to it! With the i Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America by Sharon Robinson. On page 43 the other players did not want Jackie to play only because of his color. One of Sharon Robinson does an amazing job of sharing her memories and her father's incredible story of breaking the color barrier in baseball.
The perspective is unique because it is someone who really values who he was. I have a text-to-self connection with Jackie Robinson. Jackie Robinson was a famous African American baseball player. He endured so much hate because of the color of his skin throughout his career and life. It is as if readers are invited into their family for a small glimpse of a legendary figure. Unit-at-a-Glance Each unit is made up of a sequence of between 5-20 lessons. Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this warm, loving biography of the man who broke the color barrier in baseball.
Kimmel This is a great biography about Jackie Robinson written by his only daughter, Sharon Robinson. Filled with photos, heart-warming stories and history, this book is a treasure. Jackie Robinson was an amazing man whose legacy will live on forever. We are working with the hundreds of companies that partner with us to transition them to the more precise Lexile measures. It contains information about who Jackie Robinson is overall. The book not only tells about Jackie and his athletic career, but also shares how Jackie participated in the fight for Civil Rights.
The text is heavily featured in the lessons in Unit 2 and then referenced in Unit 3 as students extend their learning to research other athletes who have overcome similar challenges. With the intimate details that Robinson provides about her father, we get a look into how the legendary baseball player became such a profound person in our American History. Includes never-before-published letters by Jackie Robinson, as well as photos from the Robinson family archives. Attend to the detailed supports and labels early in the module to more easily apply them as the curriculum progresses. It was remarkable that Pee Wee was so supportive of Jackie, for many of the white people around Ekron were still quite prejudiced when we lived there--more than a decade after Pee Wee had first befriended Jackie.
I would recommend this book to not only baseball and Robinson fans, but anyone that wants to understand what a life filled with hatred and abuse was like, and to learn a life lesson about perseverance. With her straightforward writing, Robinson makes this very accessible for young children. Sharon Robinson allows the readers to enter a very personal place into the life of her father. Even for nonreaders the charts and boxed texts with information will be very informative. Sharon writes about what the colored people had to go through before her Dad crossed the color barrier. Inspired by his brother, Jackie joined the track team in college.
This book provides the reader with This book is a great read! In this unit, students continue to follow the independent reading routines set up in Module 1. This book takes place in Brooklyn, the place where Jackie Robinson played baseball, and California, where he was raised. The simple answer: he was an African- American. Compare and contrast the criteria whenever possible. Each photograph has a purpose and is placed correctly on the page allowing the reader to connect the photograph to the text.
Jackie spent many years playing for the Dodgers. This alone helps to readers to feel special because of the privilege to be involved in such an intimate sharing of memories. She also tells the off-the-field story of Robinson's hard-won victories and the inspiring effect he had on his family, his community. This was one of my all time favorite books, and I think that everything was great about it, especially learning more about a great baseball player, a man with courage, a man with strength, a man who fought for what he believed in, a man named Jackie Robinson. For example, on page 34, the author elaborates on some of the hate he received as a player on and off the field, which included threatening letters and taunting from the players and spectators.