Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges Activities: Literature Unit


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Pages: 37 PDF pages + Google Slides


Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges Activities:

This literature unit for Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges was created for 2nd-5th grade. You can use these activities for various topics (see below), as it is perfect for studying autobiographies, black history, nonfiction resources, and social studies.

This book companion for Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges includes the following activities:

  • KWL chart
  • Literature genre review
  • Five pages of Ruby Bridges comprehension questions
  • Writing a friendly letter
  • Character traits (related to Ruby Bridges)
  • Compare and contrast
  • Ruby Bridges writing activities
  • Vocabulary
  • Sequencing
  • Kindness activity
  • Answer keys


This product includes a digital option (as well as the no prep printable option). The instructions for utilizing the digital portion appear at the end of the packet.

This PDF file contains 37 pages + Google Slides™.

112 reviews for Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges Activities: Literature Unit

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  1. The Klare Connection 

    This is so great! I am excited to use these activities with my students this week in our study of Ruby Bridges! Thanks!!

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  3. Wendy S

    Very thorough and a great resource.

  4. Amanda C

    I used this with a gifted 1st grade student who reads at the 3rd grade level. She and I both LOVED the different activities – letter, compare/contrast, list of kindness, character traits, etc. Thank you for taking the time to have such a thorough product!

  5. Elissa B

    Wonderful Unit!

  6. Michele A

    Great unit! I love the extra activities for them to do

  7. Susan P


  8. Melanie K

    This was such a great addition to my study on Ruby Bridges. My kids always enjoy learning about her and having these activities that were fun to complete made it exciting for them. Thank you!

  9. Nicole L

    I love teaching my children about Ruby Bridges and this packet really helped them to understand how she was important to our history.

  10. Kassidy F

    Thank you!!! Wonderful item!!!

  11. Mary S

    My kids loved doing this!!! Perfect activity!!

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  14. Jennifer H

    This is such a sensitive topic and this approached the subject on a kid-friendly level. This is probably one of my students favorite unit.

  15. Ashley F

    Love it!

  16. Courtney Schermerhorn – Mommy is a Teacher 

    Great stuff in here!

  17. Sylvia A

    Wonderful book study. My kids loved it!!!!

  18. Robin H

    This is and excellent resource that both the parent and students enjoy utilizing. Great quality wonderful addition to my supplemental resources. Thanks!

  19. Suzy T

    Awesome! Thank you!

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  21. Sandra J

    Looking forward to using this resource after Christmas break.

  22. Kicking Around with Kortney 

    This was very useful!

  23. Ella R

    Useful resources to go along with the book.

  24. Andrew R

    Loved it! Thank you!

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  26. Sheri Brown 

    Great Product!

  27. Jerves J

    Great Tool

  28. Autumn J

    Thanks 🙂

  29. Stephanie P

    So excited to use this in a literature circle activity! Thank you!

  30. Shannon L

    I have always taught Through My Eyes, but I was so thrilled to find this packet to go with it! My class is currently working through the packet. It is great!

  31. Colleen K

    Great resource for my book clubs!

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  33. Dana C

    Excellent Resource for This book 1

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  35. Krisanna G

    The kids loved this!

  36. Karina Cedillo 

    Great product!!

  37. Dalene L

    Simply awesome!

  38. Mary V

    Nice resource!

  39. Heatha N

    Love it

  40. Amy Guidry 

    Excellent product!

  41. P Vin 

    Loved this!!!

  42. Jamee Wilkinson 

    Love this!

  43. Danielle M

    Thank you

  44. Madison M

    Loved it! Thanks!

  45. Ana P

    great resource

  46. Amy V

    Great resouce! Lots of activities to really understand her situation. My students will love this.

  47. Catherine D

    Great product!

  48. Allison B

    Love this! Thank you!

  49. Wendy W

    Excellent resource! Thank you!

  50. latanque S

    love it

  51. Your Favorite Reading Coach 

    Cant wait to use during black history month!

  52. Tammy W

    I haven’t had a chance to use it nor go over it. It looks great.

  53. Tammy W

    I haven’t had a chance to use it nor go over it. It looks great.

  54. Marilyn D

    Great resource! Very thorough and engaging.

  55. Lisa N

    Great resource for our units on Ruby Bridges, biography and Black history month

  56. SullyScholars 

    Used this last year with my 4th graders and this year I am using it with my 4rd graders! I love it, such a great resource.

  57. Crystal Carney 


  58. Desirae W

    Love! My students have loved this book study and adding your actvities made it even bettr. Thanks.

  59. Heather K

    Thank you for the great product! Used this for my ELA unit and for Black History Month as well. Thanks!

  60. Joan Johnston 

    Great resource! Thanks!

  61. Robin A


  62. Ashlee Jones 

    Awesome to use with the Book! Thanks for the resource.

  63. jodi M

    Very helpful

  64. Beverley C

    Thank you.

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  66. Jenna P

    Good quality work to go along with the story. My class enjoyed these activities.

  67. I Teach Urban  

    Great resource to help drive the concepts home!

  68. julie G


  69. Angelene M

    This ties in very well with the movie.

  70. JOANN H

    My students truly enjoyed the story about Ruby Bridges and the questions were a great source for them to use.

  71. JOANN H

    My students truly enjoyed the story about Ruby Bridges and the questions were a great source for them to use.

  72. Kelly Wilkewitz 

    I used this when reading the book with my class. I was surprised at how little they knew about Ruby Bridges before reading. KWL charts are always great to use. Great product!

  73. Marla Thomas 

    Great for biography and Black History Month!

  74. Carol E

    Great nonfiction resource to add to the book. I have used this book for a couple of years and this was a wonderful add on. Thank you!

  75. Learning at The Pond 

    Incedible book and resource to go along with it.

  76. Brooke H

    Great Resource!

  77. Emily Bystry 

    Loved this resource!!

  78. Julie Y

    Great resource, thanks!

  79. Farmin in 4th 

    I can’t wait to use this to aid in my whole class autobiography study!

  80. Megan W


  81. Diane R

    Well thought out and planned very nicely for my 4th grade students!

  82. Sarah S

    It is a good resource. However, I do not think the questioning is rigorous enough for fifth grade.

  83. Melissa M

    My second graders loved these activities! Thank you!

  84. Mary K

    This is a wonderful resource for this awesome book!

  85. Jessica K

    Great questions and activities

  86. Jessica F

    wonderful resource to go along with a wonderful book!

  87. Elessa L

    Wonderful resource!

  88. Kimberly D

    An amazing resource to accompany an amazing book!

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  90. Emily B

    Thank you!



  92. cynthia M

    Great resource

  93. Christina D

    Excellent Resource

  94. Tiara Grymes 

    Great resource!

  95. Mimi Loftus 

    This was a great resource to pair with our study of Ruby Bridges.

  96. Brooke B

    This unit is very comprehensive. It allows for great conversation topics

  97. Yvonne A

    Great addition to unit on Ruby Bridges.

  98. Mara M

    This is a great resource with a lot of engaging activities. My students enjoyed it.

  99. Samantha R

    This is such a great packet! I love all the different ideas with it. The questions were perfect and followed the story perfectly!

  100. Molly L

    Great Product!

  101. Mary Elizabeth Luoma 

    Great resource for a great book 🙂 Thanks!

  102. Leah C

    Awesome resource! Thank you.

  103. Janeace L

    Great content!

  104. Vanessa Davila 

    Great resource.

  105. Victoria G

    This was a great purchase to go along with some read alouds that i’ve gathered to learn about Ruby Bridges.

  106. Ms Goodwinning 

    Amazing resource!

  107. Second Grade Jewelz 

    Great resource…used it over 2 days.

  108. Jessica S

    This was a great supplement! Thank you!

  109. Karen D

    Thank You

  110. kimberly B

    Love these activities.

  111. Susan L

    Great resource for my kids with learning disabilities as we worked through our Civil Rights unit!

  112. Stephanie Tetrault 

    This was a wonderful resource that my students loved.

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