These 8 mini-lessons are complete digital lessons with no prep activities using Google Slides. The lesson activities include video instruction, informational text articles, close reading, comprehension, and writing a summarizing paragraph. The lessons have accommodations built right into the activities and the videos will engage reluctant readers.
Historical figures included in this bundle include: Martin Luther King, Jr., President Obama, Nelson Mandela, Robert Abbott, Alvin Ailey, Muhammad Ali, Richard Allen, Maya Angelou, Ella Baker, James Baldwin, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Mary McLeod Bethune, Shirley Chisholm, Benjamin Davis, Frederick Douglass, Charles Drew, W.E.B. Du Bois, Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix, Zora Neale Hurston, Jesse Jackson, Michael Jackson, Jay Z, Katherine Johnson, Quincy Jones, Michael Jordan, Dr. King, Henrietta Lacks, Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, Toni Morrison, Jesse Owens, Gordon Parks, Sidney Poitier, Richard Pryor, Jackie Robinson, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Madam C.J. Walker, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells, Serena Williams, August Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, Stevie Wonder and the Harlem Renaissance.
Each lesson includes:
- video lesson
- short informational text reading passage with audio
- comprehension activities
- quick write activity with writing template and word bank
The lesson offers multiple and flexible options for learners to interact with the lesson materials and activities are chunked in smaller parts.
Special Features/Accommodations Built Right In:
- Activity slides with lots of text have audio included
- Real world media has been remixed with embedded accommodations
- Icons are used as explainers
- Print disability friendly fonts
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