I. How Jackie Robinson Changed Baseball. (n.d.). Retrieved from . II. The text is for 7 th grade kids and has Lexile rating of 1050, This text talks about the achievements Jackie Robinson in his life as a baseball player and also describes how he faced discrimination as African American and the ways he fought back against it, the impact Jackie Robinson as a baseball player in the major leagues had on the civil rights movement. III. As of today, you may not be surprised to see blacks or Latinos in any sport, but back in the days games such as baseball which was Internationally recognized and has a wide audience was not very welcoming to diversity. In those situations, was a black African with passion towards baseball he found his way to the major leagues with his talent and integrity but the path was not easy being subjected discrimination and treated differently were his obstacles and today Jackie Robinson remains as a celebrated player in the history of baseball and his journey gave hope to many of his people and also inspired those in the Civil Rights Movement. IV. The Content Objective is to self-select text and read Independently, use skills to support strategies for determining the meaning of unknown words while reading.
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- Major League Baseball