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Book Activities for "Separate is Never Equal"

This beautifully written and illustrated book tells us about Mexican pioneers who fought for school desegregation. It is a wonderful tribute to the Mendez family.About This BookSeparate I Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Familys Fight for DesegrationAuthor: : Duncan TonatiuhPublisher: Abrams Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: 2014ISBN:9781419710544Ages:6-9 Lexile: 870AD Summary:Years before the landmark U.S.

A resourceful little girl with big ideas becomes a key part of the team when a community of family, friends, and neighbors builds a playground. Right now there is just an empty lot down the street, but this little girl dreams that one day there will be a playground -- a real playground, a fun playground -- right in her own neighborhood. When she sees a man measuring the empty lot, she's sure that ...

Book activities for "Brave Girl"

About This BookThe world was a very different place in 1909. Then, one small woman took a stand and made changes to the job laws. This is a wonderfully written and illustrated book that makes the history come alive..From her granddaughter on Amazon.comClara Lemlich is my Grandmother.

Book Activities for "The Carpenter's Gift"

About This Book The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree By David Rubel Illustrated by Jim LaMarche Publication Date: September 27, 2011 Age Level: 5 – 8 Grade Level: K – 3 ISBN-10: 0375869220 ISBN-13: 978-0375869228 Summary: In depression-era New York City, construction workers at the Rockefeller Center site help a family in need – a gift that is repaid years later in the donation of an enormous ...

The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman: A Complete Literature Study

Everything you need for a complete literature study of The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman. The perfect picture book on immigration to share with all ages!There are many ways that you can use these resources. You can copy as an entire packet or you can copy pages individually!

This product includes two pages to help students gain information about a classmate. This can be used as a graphic organizer to help them create an informational writing piece.

Literature Unit: 'Separate Is Never Equal' by Duncan Tonatiuh

This is a Literature Unit for the award-winning book "Separate Is Never Equal," by Duncan Tonatiuh.Book Description: Almost 10 years before "Brown vs. Board of Education," Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect English, Mendez was denied enrollment to a "Whites only" school.

Book activities for "Manjiro: the Boy Who Risked His Life for Two Countries"

About This BookThis book is an extremely well-written and illustrated piece of history. It also gives an important history lesson for both Japanese and American children since it deals with the prejudices of both cultures The story is one of the most little-known yet fascinating of interaction between American and Japanese individuals and cultures.Manjiro: The Boy Who Risked His Life for Two Countries Written and illustrated by: Emily Arnold McCullyISBN-13: 9780374347925Publisher: Farrar…

The Healer Of Los Olmos Topics Pedro Jaramillo, faith healing, Texas folklore SHOW MORE Don Pedrito Jaramillo was a faith healer in south Texas, who many Mexicans believed was given the gift of healing from God. These are stories collected about some of his healings by the author. Language English Collection opensource_media