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MLB Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers Printables and Digital Versions

Use the printables and digital versions below to support the teaching of the Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life educational program, which highlights the significance of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947. Breaking Barriers teaches students the characteristics and values that Jackie Robinson exhibited in his life and how to use these values to face barriers in their own lives.

For digital versions, please click below:
Interactive 1
Interactive 2
Interactive 3

For corresponding printables and lessons, please see below.

Photos: Lesson 1, Courtesy Robinson Family; Lessons 2 and 3, Courtesy MLB Photos.

Resources

About My Father (printable PDF) [Grades 6–8]
About My Father (printable PDF) [Grades 6–8]
This grades 6—8 printable gives an overview of Jackie Robinson and how he broke baseball's color barrier. Use with Lesson 1.
About My Father (printable PDF) [Grades 4–5]
About My Father (printable PDF) [Grades 4–5]
This grades 4—5 printable gives an overview of Jackie Robinson and how he broke baseball's color barrier. Use with Lesson 1.
Values and Barriers (printable PDF) [Grades 4–8]
Values and Barriers (printable PDF) [Grades 4–8]
In this printable, Major League Baseball players discuss how they have faced barriers in their lives by using Jackie Robinson's Nine Values. Use with Lesson 2.
Essay Organizer (printable PDF) [Grades 4–8]
Essay Organizer (printable PDF) [Grades 4–8]
This printable teaches important essay-writing steps and can be used in conjunction with the Breaking Barriers Essay Contest. Use with Lesson 3.
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