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Teaching Empathy : The Story of Ruby BridgesLesson Planet
Students explore "The Story of Ruby Bridges," by Robert Coles to uncover examples of courage in the lives of others and in themselves. This search into the story is meant to help students form connections with others and to foster the...
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