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Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Author: Adriana Marin

Subject Area CA Content Standards:

2.5 Students understand the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past have made a difference in others’ lives (e.g., from biographies of Abraham Lincoln, Louis Pasteur, Sitting Bull, George Washington Carver, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Golda Meir, Jackie Robinson, Sally Ride).

ELD Standards

B. Interpretative

Listening actively to spoken English in a range of social and academic contexts

The student’s ELD levels are at the expanding level. He or she will exchange information and ideas by contributing in class, a small group, or partner talk. Also, ELD students will actively listen, take turns when talking, and ask relevant questions. 

Common Core Reading/Writing Standards for Literature/ Informational Text:


Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Learning Objective:

Students will be able explain the importance of Rosa Parks’ actions and how she made a difference in people’s lives by creating a digital story.

Language Objective:

Students will orally answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions about Rosa Parks and how she made a difference in people’s lives.

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Rosa Parks Civil Rights Pioneer

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Rosa Parks Biography

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Source: Rosa Parks Biography •. (2016). Biography Online. Retrieved 23 April 2016, from


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Rosa Parks Exit Ticket-Short Answer