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Biography: Amelia Boynton Robinson

Biography: Amelia Boynton Robinson

Use the Biography: Amelia Boynton Robinson worksheet to introduce students to a key leader of America's civil rights movement. This worksheet includes a biography about Boynton, the first black woman to run for U.S. Congress, and explains how she fought tirelessly to help African Americans receive voting rights. After reading her biography, students will respond to some reading comprehension questions using textual evidence. This is a great worksheet to have students complete as an independent activity, or it can be paired with the Who was Amelia Boynton Robinson? lesson plan.

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