Maria Tallchief: Ballerina 6-Pack
Guided Rd. Level E
Interest Level PK-2
Students should explore diverse perspectives in the texts they’re reading! Untold Stories is a meaningful series that teaches students about ordinary people doing extraordinary things, all while promoting representation and culturally responsive learning. This 6-pack of cards for Grade K and the accompanying lesson detail the fascinating story of ballerina Maria Tallchief.
Maria Tallchief: Ballerina 6-Pack includes:
- 6 student cards with exciting grade-level text, a time line of important events, words to know, and more features
- A teacher lesson plan that emphasizes 8 focus areas
- Reproducible student pages related to the topic
- Meaningful social and emotional learning activities that are woven into each lesson
Maria Tallchief was an American Indian woman who excelled at ballet and showed perseverance as she worked hard to become the lead ballerina for the New York City Ballet. These teacher-approved 8.5 x 11-inch cards will help students engage with Tallchief’s story while they 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 kindergarten 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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