Black History: Raye Montague

6 Pages

Grade Level(s): K, 1, 2

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Product Description

This is a free resource in partnership with Innovation Press!
Meet Raye Montague—the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy!
After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted—finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever.
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague is the third book in a riveting educational series about the inspiring lives of amazing scientists. In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you’ll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Montague herself!
This is a companion resource that will give your students a chance to interact with the book in fresh ways! Included:
-Critical questions guide
-Color and read the passage
-Vocabulary graphic organizer
-Writing response
-Extension activity- creating Raye’s (should-have-been) invitation
Your students will love learning about this brilliant woman!



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