Breaking Barriers Interactives and Printables
Use the interactives and printables 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.
Interactives—New for 2015!
- About My Father - interactive article on Jackie Robinson with vocabulary and critical-thinking prompts
- Values and Barriers - digital flashcards/quiz to teach definitions of values
- Essay Organizer - interactive graphic organizer to help students create an essay outline
These interactives can be used in conjunction with the printables below for class discussion or independent study. For accompanying lessons visit the lesson plans page, or download the poster/teaching guide.
Photos: Lesson 1, Courtesy Robinson Family; Lessons 2 and 3, Courtesy MLB Photos.