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Civil Rights: Freedom Riders

  • Age Range: 7-18
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 3.5
  • ISBN: 9781433305542
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 372.66
  • Pages: 32
Description

Learn all about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Freedom Riders, and the steps that brave African Americans took to help the Civil Rights Movement. This leveled script allows teachers to implement differentiation and English language learner strategies into their instruction. Teachers can easily assign each role based on their students' reading levels, encouraging everyone to get involved in the same activity. Whether students are struggling or proficient readers, they will all gain confidence in their reading fluency and feel successful.

By performing together, students will also practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures while storytelling. With an accompanying poem and song to give readers additional fluency practice, this script is a dynamic resource sure to engage a classroom of varied readers.

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Customer reviews:
By Jean J., May 16, 2017
5 out of 5 stars
I was very impressed with this product. My students gained a much deeper understanding of this Civil Rights' event by performing this play rather than just reading about it.
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