African-American History Teacher Resources
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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. In 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
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How African Slaves Arrived In America
Students explore US history by completing an ancestry activity. In this slavery lesson, 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
Mosaic America: Paths To The Present
Seventh graders study the ideologies of life, values, love, peace and struggle of African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans as citizens of the United States. Authors and artists are used as tools to open the eyes of the students...
7th Social Studies & History
African-American History in West Virginia
Eighth graders examine the history of West Virginia African Americans. In this West Virginia history lesson, 8th graders read selected articles about African-Americans in West Virginia. Students record facts from the articles and present...
8th Social Studies & History
John and Mary Jones and the Importance of Oral History
Students examine the role of John and Mary Jones in the abolitionist movement. Using primary source documents, they discover the importance of an oral history and take notes on the Jones' role. They write a summary of the data to...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Teach21 Lesson: Harlem Renaissance, Lesson 2/11
Using the poem "Harlem" by Walter Dean Myers as their guide, middle schoolers explore the messages and contributions of the Harlem Renaissance. They choose one figure from the period (one mentioned in the poem, or otherwise) and complete...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Art and Culture of the Afro-American
Your high schoolers will examine the community in which they live and discuss with the class. Using the Internet, they identify the importance of African-American art and how it relates to the African-American culture. Individually, they...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The War in the South, 1778-1781
Students explore the major terms of the Franco-American alliance and their importance to the cause of independence. The most important military engagements in the South are discussed and their significance for the outcome of the war noted.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The History of African-American Social Dance
New ReviewJust exactly what is social dancing? What does social dancing have to do with the African American community and African American history? The narrator of this short video explains how social dancing can support the culture of a...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
African American Life in the Nineteenth Century
Students read about the life and work of John and Mary Jones. Using primary source documents, they draw conclusions about their role in the abolistionist movement. They also examine artifacts from their lives and analyze their portrait...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History