Barricades the separation of people into different

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Barricades The separation of people into different public areas because of their race, class, or ethnic group. Marshals A large crowd of people who are pressed close together and difficult to control, usually trying to get closer to something or someone. Boycott Actively ending the separation of people into different public areas, often by changing laws. Page 30 of 34
Multiple Choice Questions: Please circle the letter that best answers the question— Each correct answer is worth one point 1. What city did Ruby and her family move to?
2. What school did Ruby Bridges attend?
3. What year did Ruby attend school?
4. Why did Ruby’s mother want her to go to a new school? a. She thought Ruby would get a better education b. There would be a lot of black kids c. There would be many white kids d. They lived close to the school
5. Who was outside Ruby’s school the first day and every day for months?
6. Who were the people who protected Ruby on the way to school?
7. Who was Ruby’s first grade teacher?
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b. Mrs. Smith c. Mrs. Jefferson d. Mrs. Henry Short Answer: Answer each question with a complete sentence. Use more than one sentence if necessary. Each correct answer is worth two points Why do the people outside the school call Ruby names and want to hurt her?
Who escorts Ruby to school every day and why?
Describe Ruby’s school day and what she learns each day
_____________________________________________________________________________ Why is Mrs. Henry concerned about Ruby? ______________________________________________________________________________
Why does Ruby stop in front of the angry crowd and seem to be talking to them? ______________________________________________________________________________
Extended Response: Please write an essay summarizing the story of Ruby Bridges and provide three reasons why you think she is important person in history. You will be graded on the content, clarity, and construction of your essay. The extended response is graded using an analytic rubric. It is worth 25 points 1: No answer 0 points 2: Insufficient 3: Approaching 4: Acceptable 5: Target Content Demonstrates little to no understanding of the text and/or did not answer question. Has little understanding of the text. Was unable to summarize the beginning, middle, and Has a literal understanding of the text. Was able to summarize but excluded details from Understands the text and demonstrate s through analysis of the text.

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