Unit Plan

Fighting for a Cause Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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A read-aloud anthology highlights the essential contributions of activists Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary McLeod Bethune, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Cesar Chavez. Scholars listen to stories, discuss the readings, practice word work, and participate in extension activities.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a focus wall featuring the activists addressed in the unit
  • Collect additional books about activists and put them in your classroom library for pupils to browse when time allows
Classroom Considerations
  • The final unit in a series of 12 read-aloud anthologies created by Core Knowledge for second graders
  • Set aside ample prep time to make copies and collect materials
  • Encourages learners to stand up for what they believe in
  • The unit comes with calendars, teacher notes, and detailed lesson plans
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