African-American History Teacher Resources
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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades K-2
A civil rights movement lesson designed specifically with the Common Core State Standards in mind, young learners are introduced to the story of Ruby Bridges as the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school....
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Jackie Robinson - Mini Biography
You may know of Jackie Robinson as the first African-American man to play baseball in the major league, but did you know that Robinson also fought for civil rights while serving in the military and after his years as a professional...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Carter G. Woodson: Father of Black History Month
Students explore the life and accomplishments of Carter G. Woodson, the father of black history. They read and discuss his educational pursuits and discover he was the second black man in history to receive a doctor's degree. Students...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Face to Face with the Great Depression
Students develop an analytical perspective of how historians record, preserve, and interpret data. In this US history lesson students read and interpret personal accounts of the Great Depression. They discuss how interpretation affects...
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts
Examining the African American Family through the Eyes of Women Authors
Pupils read stories by women authors on the characteristics of the African-American family. Using the internet, they research the history of issues that have affected African-American families from the Civil War to the Civil Rights...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
African Americans Seen Through the Eyes of the Newsreel Cameraman
Fifth graders become familiar with the role of African Americans during WWII. In this WWII lesson, 5th graders watch a newsreel and discuss its use as a primary source. Students answer questions about the newsreel.
5th English Language Arts
Black History Month 2008
A list of prominent African-Americans and their accomplishments makes up this presentation on Black History Month. Leaders in sports, the arts, science, and entertaining will help viewers connect with the voluminous contributions of the...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
African American Women Trailblazers
Students take a closer look at the accomplishments of African-American women. For this African-American history lesson, students explore the work of Bessie Coleman, Gwendolyn Bennett, Lulu Madison White, and Zelma Watson George as they...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Create a Migrant's Scrapbook from the First Great Migration
Help young historians personally engage in the stories of African Americans during the Great Migration! Assessing a migration route map, learners create a migrant character's experience, adding details while studying primary sources. A...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
How African Slaves Arrived In America
Students explore US history by completing an ancestry activity. In this slavery lesson plan, students research Internet sites and identify the slave trade routes used several hundred years ago. Students create a timeline based on African...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts