Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bring the Hidden Figures Story to Your Classroom!

This fantastic lesson plan on NASA’s “Hidden Figures” Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson is a great way to bring their amazing stories into your classroom!

Now made famous by the book and movie “Hidden Figures” these 3 African American women were pioneers at NASA during the Space Race and helped John Glenn and other astronauts into space. 
Included in this download are 3 1-page biography readings on the 3 women, a page on cut-out “pop up” figures of the women, a timeline activity, and a 2-page worksheet on the readings. 

The timelines are based on the readings and there are 2 options for differentiation. Completed pictures are included for your convenience. This makes for a great cooperative learning activity or in class lesson plan that combines key aspects of the Cold War and Civil Rights Movement into one engaging and important lesson. 

Thanks for looking!

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