What did you learn from the texts worked in class?
- Based on the first paragraph, why do you think Sharon Robinson wrote this article?
- What is the main idea of the article? Provide details from the article to support your answer.
- How did the color barrier prevent black baseball players from playing in the Majors before 1947?
- Why were Jackie Robinson’s college statistics at UCLA and his accomplishments with the Kansas City Monarchs important information for Branch Rickey?
- Why was it important to Mr. Rickey that Jackie Robinson had strength of character?
- What evidence in the article suggests that Jackie Robinson succeeded in breaking barriers in Major League Baseball?