Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Use this All About Misty Copeland Reader to help kindergarteners and first graders learn about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.