Social Activism Collection Grades 6-8 - SOCIALACT68

Discover characters and historical figures who stand up for peace, equity, and justice for gender, socioeconomic status, or the environment. These mentor texts for Grades 6-8 suggest ways that students can enact change in their own communities. 

Social Activism Collection Grades 6-8 (15 Books): $228.25

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Themes

Nature/Science, Nonfiction, YA interest, United States History, Slavery, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Overcoming Obstacles, Occupations, Native American Interest, Muslim/Muslim American Interest, Multiethnic interest, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, History, Heroism, Environment/Nature, Dreams & Aspirations, Discrimination, Cultural Diversity, Conflict resolution, Civil Rights Movement, Breaking Gender Barriers, African/African American Interest, Biracial/Multiracial Interest, Biography/Memoir, Asian/Asian American Interest, Empathy/Compassion, Informational Text, Persistence/Grit, World War II, Religious Diversity, Protest, Women's History, Economics/Finance, Courage, Peace, Kindness/Caring, India, Fiction, Diversity

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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Ahimsa

By Kelkar

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

HC: $18.95
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Etched in Clay

By Cheng

Illustrated by Cheng

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.0 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 790L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 44

PB: $12.95
EBOOK: $9.99
6PK: $77.70
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Frederick Douglass

By Miller

Illustrated by Lucas

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 5
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 4.1 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD760L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Growing Peace

By Sobol

Photographed by Sobol

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 2 - 7
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 890L
DRA: 44

HC: $18.95
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How We Are Smart

By Nikola-Lisa

Illustrated by Qualls

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 6.5 - 1.0
Lexile Level: AD950L
SRC: 6.4
DRA: 44

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John Lewis in the Lead

By Haskins / Benson

Illustrated by Andrews

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 950L
SRC: 5.8
DRA: 40

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Tiny Stitches

By Hooks

Illustrated by Bootman

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 920L
DRA: 40

HC: $17.95
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Quiet Hero

By Nelson

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 8
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 5.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 930L
SRC: 6.1
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Twenty-two Cents

By Yoo

Illustrated by Akib

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 6
Intervention: 28

AR Level: 6.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 1010L
SRC: 8.6
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Dear Mrs. Parks

By Parks

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 5.6 - 2.0
Lexile Level: 850L
SRC: 5.4
DRA: 38

PB: $16.95
6PK: $101.70
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I Am Alfonso Jones

By Medina

Illustrated by Jennings / Robinson

Teacher's Guide

Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 6 - 12

PB: $18.95
6PK: $113.70
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Surfer of the Century

By Crowe

Illustrated by Waldrep

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 6.2 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 980L
SRC: 5.9
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Paul Robeson

By Greenfield

Illustrated by Ford

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 6

AR Level: 5.1 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 810L
SRC: 5.3
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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The School the Aztec Eagles Built

By Nicholson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 3 - 7
Intervention: 34

Lexile Level: NC1170L
DRA: 80

HC: $18.95
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Shame the Stars

By McCall

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 7 - 12
Intervention: 34

AR Level: 5.4 - 9.0
DRA: 80

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $7.99