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429 resources with the concept african americans

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African American Heritage in Arkansas

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research and write about three African American composers from Arkansas: Scott Joplin, Florence Price and William Grant Still.
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African Americans in the Columbia River Basin

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive (CRBEHA) and use a variety of primary sources to explore the history of blacks in the region.
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African Americans: 1800 - 1870

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore living and working environment of both slave and free African Americans from places throughout the United States.
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Progress Amidst Prejudice: Portraits of African Americans in Missouri, 1880-1920

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and analyze a database of historical portraits of an African American family of the late 1800's. They trace the migration of one of the African Americans as he/she migrates toward urban areas.
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African Americans and the Move West

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the phases of westward migration in the United States during the 19th century focusing on the incentives that led many African Americans to make the move.
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A Comparative Look at Migrations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and compare and contrast the migrations of African Americans in the United States in the decades before and after the Civil War.
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Keeping in Touch

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read about the Northern Migration of African Americans in the 19th century, and create an eight panel cartoon depicting the means of communication between freed slaves in the North and those still enslaved in the South.
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Transportation and African-American Migration

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore the means of transportation available in the 19th century and its role as both facilitator and enabler of the westward expansion. They create a project board illustrating their findings.
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Priorities and Power: Migrants and Voting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the African-American migrants entry into the political process. They summarize their findings in a short essay.
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Voluntary Movement or Not? Africian-American Movement to the West

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders, in groups, determine reasons for African-American migration to the west
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Open Door, Closed Door Lesson Plan: Discrimination in Immigration And Migration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read The Northern Migration and research immigration policies of different nations for the past and the present. They create a bulletin board or spreadsheet using their information.
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Comparison of Owners' Perceptions of Runaway Indentured Servants and Slaves

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare and contrast servants and slaves in a journal entry. They examine ads which describe indentured servants accompanied by escaped slaves. They draw conclusions as to owners' perceptions and present their conclusions.
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Heaven, Hell, and Baltimore Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read the narrative "Return South Migration" and discuss a quotation. They write a half page reflection of what they think the quotation means. They research further and write a paper comparing present understanding with their...
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Home Ties Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners interview family members to find out what their ties are with the community. They use this information to compare other cultures and times with what they have learned about the African-American culture. They create a Venn diagram.
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Return South Migration Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read the narrative "Return South Migration" and research online about the reasons many southerners returned to the south following the Civil Rights Movement. They write a letter to a friend about their decision whether or...
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Not the Stereotypical Immigrant? Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the differences in African immigrants and traditional immigrants using a Venn diagram. They read the narrative "African Immigration" and examine the goals of African immigrants.
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Cultural Exposure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore attitudes of colonists towards the Native Americans and African Americans and how those attitudes changed over time.
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Ethnic Groups of Utah

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners investigate how ethnic minorities have impacted the State of Utah.
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An Introduction to Slave Narratives: Harriet Jacobs' Life of a Slave Girl

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read a selected oral history to explore individual experiences of African Americans in the pre Civil War era and use collaborative skills with each other to share their understandings and develop different perspectives on...
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Famous Black Americans

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students recognize famous Black Americans and their roles in America's society. They create a database and slideshow presenting famous Black Americans and relevant facts of their lives.
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Indians and African Americans 1780-1820

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explain that opportunities for African Americans remained severely limited by slavery until 1783. They examine the 1783 Massachusetts abolishment of slavery and its impact.