Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Biography (nonfiction), 599 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 740L
Multilevel Book also available in levels K and Q

Baseball is known as America's pastime, and many people enjoy playing and watching this sport. But, did you know there was a time when black athletes were not allowed to play on the same teams as white athletes? Jackie Robinson tells the story of the man who changed that. Detailed photographs and engaging text will keep students interested in this important part of American history. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify elements of a biography as well as to create a summary to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels K and Q.