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Written by Wil Mara


ISBN: 978-0-531-21062-8

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When Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers he became the first African American to play on a white Major League Baseball team. Read about how Robinson changed the face of baseball when he broke the color barrier and opened the door for the non-white players that followed.
Item #: 625596
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 6" x 7"
Pages: 32
Grades: PreK - 1
Ages: 3 - 6
Dewey #: 796.357
Guided Reading Level: O
Lexile Level: 730L
AR Quiz #: 164747
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 4.1
  • A “You Can...” feature at the end of each book that tells the reader how he or she can emulate the subject.
  • Fast facts – offering fun, sometimes little known facts about the subject
  • A map with key indicating where the subject was born and other significant nearby areas
  • A timeline that recaps important moments in the subject’s life
  • A poem about the subject
  • Glossary with pictures
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
READING:
  • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
  • Distinguish between information provided by pictures or illustrations and information provided by words in a text.
READING FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS :
  • Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
  • Apply phonics and word analysis skills to decode grade-appropriate words.
WRITING:
  • Write informative, explanatory texts with a specific topic, supporting facts, and a sense of closure.
  • Participate in shared research and writing projects in which students integrate information from various sources.