Hidden Figures Summary
Margot Lee Shetterly

Everything you need to understand or teach Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

  • Hidden Figures Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Hidden Figures Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Hidden Figures Overview

Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures is the true account of the black women who worked as mathematicians, or human computers, in the early days of NASA. These women broke gender and race barriers to propel America into the future and, eventually, into space. *This Lesson Plan uses references to African Americans as "blacks" and Caucasians as "whites" to reflect the language used by the author of Hidden Figures; this language is also reflects usage during the particular moment in history that the book is tracking.

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Lesson Plan

Hidden Figures Lesson Plans contain 138 pages of teaching material, including: