Literacy and topic resources for students from Year 3 to Year 6. Resources are either free or very, very cheap as I believe that every £ spent should relieve stress, lessen your workload and advance your students' experiences in school.

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A reading comprehension activity about the life of Ruby Bridges - the text revolves around the key parts of her early school 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, Martin Luther King, Ruby Bridges and Rosa Parks between the ages of 9-12. It’s a great activity for Black History Month!

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

If you liked the activity why not look at one of our Reading Comprehension Activity Books:

We have a Non-Fiction edition with 10 activities for just £4.00: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/non-fiction-reading-comprehension-activity-book-12000735

And, a World War II Collection with 10 ativities for just £4.00: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-comprehension-activity-book-world-war-ii-collection-12005856

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UKS2 History - Ruby Bridges Reading Comprehension & Biography Bundle

Two great activities that would span 5 lessons about the life of civil rights activist, Ruby Bridges. Perfect for Year 5 or Year 6 for Black History Month or for U.S. History. NO PREP is needed! Firstly, there is a reading comprehension activity - children need to read through an informational text, and then answer comprehension and grammar questions, before completing an extension activity. Secondly, there is a biography writing unit. The unit has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each. Ideal for students learning about the civil rights movement or for Black History Month. Good luck, I hope you get some great results! We specialize in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet. We also have a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol. Please check out my store, [Creative Primary Literacy](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Irvine109), for more resources.

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