Black Jockeys at the Kentucky Derby: Riders at the Track 6-Pack
Guided Rd. Level H
Interest Level K-3
Students should engage with diverse perspectives in the texts they’re reading! Untold Stories is a captivating series that details ordinary people doing extraordinary things, all while promoting representation and culturally responsive learning. This 6-pack of cards for Grade 1 and the accompanying lesson explore the story of Black jockeys in the Kentucky Derby.
Black Jockeys in the Kentucky Derby: Changes at the Track 6-Pack includes:
- 6 student cards with meaningful grade-level text, a time line of important events, words to know, and more features
- A detailed teacher lesson plan with 8 focus areas
- Reproducible student pages connected to the topic
- Helpful social and emotional learning activities that are woven into each lesson
Horse racing has been popular for a long time…but did you know that long ago many jockeys were Black? These teacher-approved 8.5 x 11-inch cards dive into this fascinating story while helping students focus on vocabulary, reading comprehension, speaking and listening, writing, content knowledge, SEL, and taking action. With an abundance of student and teacher resources, this product will empower first grade students by encouraging them to explore their own untold stories.
This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a content-area focused lesson plan.
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