A reading comprehension activity about the life of baseball superstar Jackie Robinson who broke down race divisions in baseball- the text revolves around the key parts of his life, and concludes with comprehension and grammar questions. It also contains an extension activity for fast-finishing students. Ideal for students learning about the American CIvil Rights Movement and Jackie Robinson between the ages of 9-13.
Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.
Time allowance ( one hour)
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers.
If you would like an example of the type of activity this is please look at my example Macbeth Activity here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-reading-comprehension-activity-example-12003499
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