The Story of Ruby Bridges Lesson Plan

Educate young leaders about Ruby’s historic first walk to school.

Learn about Ruby's Brave Walk

Educate your students about the history of Ruby Bridges through this free downloadable lesson plan for Women’s History Month with a free book, The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles. This lesson plan was adapted from a plan developed by Barbara Ashby, MLS, We the People Programs, Rhode Island, Michael Trofi, State Coordinator.

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Designed for 3rd-8th grades, The Story of Ruby Bridges Lesson Plan provides free downloadable resources and a free copy of Robert Cole’s The Story of Ruby Bridges for your classroom.

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Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

Take part in a day of dialogue on November 14, 2023.