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1850-1874 African American Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewGo West, young man! Scholars investigate the impact of African American settlers moving to the Nebraska territory, following the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in the mid 1800s. Using primary sources, timelines, maps, and...
Civil War: Blacks on the Battlefield
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine a war being fought to free slaves, with slaves on the front line. Scholars use primary documents, videos, and research in the second installment of a three-part series to guide their analysis of the first African-Americans on the...
Civil Rights Project: The Long Civil Rights Movement
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate milestones along the path that lead to the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. After researching key people, events, court cases, and legislative orders, teams present their findings as a magazine, newspaper, or...
Breaking the Code: Actions and Songs of Protest
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ezell Blair, Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil changed history. Their sit-in at the lunch counter of the Woolworths in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 1, 1960 became a model for the nonviolent protests that...
10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
Black History Month
K - 12th
Celebrate Black History Month with a collection that offers informative articles, lesson plans, presentations, worksheets, and a variety of activities that highlight famous African Americans. Whether you teach elementary, junior, or high school, there's something for every scholar to obtain a deep understanding of who and why we celebrate during the month of February.
Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Who are the Grimke sisters? Scholars find out with a worksheet that details the struggles and triumphs of the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke. After reading an informational text, class members have the opportunity to show what they...
After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans in the South
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Lynchings, race riots, and Jim Crow laws were just a few examples of antagonism that African Americans faced after Emancipation. Class groups investigate these and other events, and prepare a presentation to inform the class about the...