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Teaching How Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel, helped him break baseball's color line

How Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel, helped him break baseball's color line

Jackie Robinson is remembered for his courage, athletic ability, determination, and his sacrifice. By standing up to racism as a baseball player and a civil rights activist, he changed America.But Jackie could not have done what he did without the support of his wife, Rachel. She had a spirit that was just as strong as her husband.

Chris Lamb, Professor of Journalism, IUPUI
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Rachel Robinson influence Jackie Robinson's success?
STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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