Juneteenth for Mazie Activities

Unearth the rich history and cultural significance of Juneteenth with comprehensive Juneteenth for Mazie activities. Tailored for educators, this activity pack combines Social Studies and English Language Arts to provide an understanding of the holiday through fun, engaging and thoughtful activities. 

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Juneteenth for Mazie activities includes enriching exercises designed to enrich students’ reading and historical comprehension. This vital resource provides educators and families with a holistic approach to teaching about Juneteenth. It’s not just about teaching students the facts – it’s about enabling them to comprehend, appreciate, and reflect on this monumental event in American history. 

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • color Juneteenth symbols.
  • ask and answer questions about Juneteenth.
  • research Juneteenth.
  • write about Juneteenth.
  • define story vocabulary.
  • analyze a story quote.
  • answer reading comprehension questions.
  • complete crossword and word searches.
  • apply discussion skills: discussion prompts included.
  • apply writing Skills: writing prompts and templates included.

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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About the Book

Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth. 

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