Black History Month is February! Celebrate with American First Lady, Michelle Obama. The activity focuses on Michelle Obama’s American story, biography, writing textual evidence, webquest and engaging growth mindset activity. Your students will use the mind map organizer to identify events, endeavors, accomplishments, and qualities from their reading that fit into Michelle Obama’s growth mindset. Skills enforced are using textual evidence, inference, and analysis.

Directions on how to assemble the flip book are concise. The resource includes:
★Non-fiction questions (Michelle Obama’s early years, career, road to the White House, her role as first lady, and her causes)
– Writing textual evidence
★Webquest (links provided. You can print the articles, access using technology, or come up with your own texts to support the activity.
★Growth mindset activity -textual evidence
★answer key for webquest

This activity can be used any time of the year. Great for Black History Month and Women’s History Month. It can be accomplished in 1-2 class periods; follow-up activities would extend the activity.

Can be done as a class discussion or in small groups, depending on your preference.
-recognize the cross-curricular excitement of the arts with social studies and literature.

Created by Danielle Knight, © Study All Knight ™, The Knight Stuff, LLC

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