African-American History Teacher Resources
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Interpreting Selected Works of Art from the 20th Century African-American Experience
Young scholars examine pieces of art by African-American artists in the 20th Century. For each piece, they are shown slides of the artwork and others by the artist to identify the techniques used. In groups, they discuss and research...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators: Grades 3-5
Students explore the topic of African American aviation. For this African American aviation lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources that enable them to discover challenges faced by African American aviators and identify...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators
Learners explore the topic of African American aviation. In this African American aviation lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources that enable them to discover challenges faced by African American aviators, identify...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
Students research Sojourner Truth. In this African American history instructional activity, students discuss the life and cabinet card of Sojourner Truth. They replicate her card with one that shows the mood and activities of their own...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Unexpected Family History
The history of the northern states' involvement in the slave trade is not widely known. This resource uses the PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, and the nonfiction book, Children of the New England Slave Trade, to examine this aspect...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Citizenship Schools and Civic Education During the Civil Rights Movement and in the Present
Your young historians will discover the importance that citizenship education has played in the social progress of the United States as they learn about early efforts to discourage African Americans from voting in the 1960s.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Has African American Culture Shaped the History of Kentucky?
Eleventh graders explore the African American culture and history of Kentucky. They observe how an author's personal bias can define the argument of his/her publication. Students analyze primary source documents.
11th Social Studies & History
Migration of the African American Family
Learners investigate the influence Africa has had on African-American families as they have migrated from Africa to various sections of the United States. They utilize map skills to locate regions in Africa and in the United States.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
David Walker vs. John Day: Two Nineteenth-Century Free Black Men
What was the most beneficial policy for nineteenth-century African Americans: to stay in the United States and work for freedom, or to immigrate to a new place and build a society elsewhere? Your young historians will construct an...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
African-Americans in California's Heartland
Learners read and view video about the pioneers moving west. In this African American pioneer lesson plan, students become familiar with the problems faced by the pioneers and African-American pioneers. Learners complete worksheets and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY BEFORE EMANCIPATION
Explore poetry written by African-Americans before emancipation. 8th graders create collages, and explain why they chose specific stanzas. They display the collages on the class bulletin board that demonstrate an understanding of the...
8th Social Studies & History
Accommodation or Activism
Students examine the philosophies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois. In this political lesson students analyze the philosophies of two prominent African Americans in history. They look to see who's strategy for equal economic and...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Identity Questions: Mexican-American and African-American Quests for Identity in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Students examine the identity issues of Mexican Americans and African Americans. In groups, they analyze the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Great Migration and how it affected each group. To end the lesson, they compare and contrast...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
We Have a Story to Tell: Native Peoples of the Chesapeake Region
How did colonial settlement and the establishment of the United States affect Native Americans in the Chesapeake region? Your young historians will analyze contemporary and historical maps, read informational texts, and work in groups to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable