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36 resources with the keyterm african-american

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The Art and Culture of the Afro-American

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Who Do You Know?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research and describe the contributions of African-American men and women. They write their notes in a Microsoft Word document. They present their information to the class.
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Writing the History of African American Slave Women

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine experiences by African-American women during the Civil War. Reading letters and autobiographies, they gain insight into how they dealt with slavery and losing their children. They create a model in which to evaluate the...
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The National Association of Colored Women

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the gender roles of NACW activists. They also discover the attitudes associated with race in the NACW. They work together in groups to write a letter to the leader of the time period.
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African-American Women and the Women's Christian Temperance Union

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners examine the appeal of temperance to African-American women. They also discover the racial tensions involved in this movement. They work together to read articles and answer questions.
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Create a Migrant's Scrapbook from the First Great Migration

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Living Under the Illinois Black Codes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use the text of the Illinois Black Codes to examine the laws in place. Using this information, they draw their own conclusions about why the laws existed in a free state. They also identify the purpose of these laws and...
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Family Origins and American Cultural Pluralism

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore, analyze and discuss family origins, special legacies, and racial/cultural groups in literature and art that exposes them to positive examples in African-American history and culture. They encounter examples from dance,...
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Poetry: A Mirror in Which to See Myself

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders focus on their self-esteem and strengths while reading poetry. In groups, they research the contributions and achievements of African-Americans and discuss how they overcame obstacles. They are read a poem, define new...
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Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan No. 1

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discuss the impact the Tuskegee Airman had on the military. They research one African-American military figure and create a role-play skit together.
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Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan No. 4

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create a memorial to honor the Tuskegee Airmen. They can choose from a song, picture, poem, symbol or diorama.
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Past, Present, and Future Flying Machines

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research the types of aircraft used in World War II and the role of the Tuskegee Airmen. They, in groups, decide on one aircraft to write an essay about.
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Consider a Career in Aviation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the role of the Tuskegee Airmen and their impact on aviation. They also examine the treatment the Navajo Code Talkers received in combat.
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Mapping the Human Movement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research data on African-American emigration, place the data in a chart and create a human movement map. They also create another map using research on current immigration information.
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Urban Concentration And Racial Violence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the struggle for racial and gender equality and for the extension of civil liberties, the social and economic impact of the Great Depression, and the economic boom and social transformation of post-World War...
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Rosa Parks Refused to Do What?

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to two books about Rosa Parks. They contribute factual information for a web. They listen to an interview with Rosa Parks on the internet, adding more information to the web. They write and illustrate a book using...
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Celebrate A People!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore African-American students literature as an integral building block in empowering all young scholars to a better awareness when reading and writing. They use as a productive Social Studies tool for overall...
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Taking a Stand with Rosa Parks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discuss African-American history from slavery to the civil rights movement. They discuss individual people who shpaed history by reading their biographies and researching the age in which they lived. Studnets comprehend the...
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Examining the African American Family through the Eyes of Women Authors

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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...
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Harlem Renaissance: Pivotal Period in the Development of Afro-American Culture

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. In groups, they compare and contrast the type of art before and after the movement along with the state of society at the time. After reading a book on the topic of their...
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African-American Musicians

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners research three African-American musicians and compose a report based upon their research in this Music Appreciation lesson for the middle level classroom. The lesson could be adapted for various student levels and abilities.
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: 19th Century African-American Writer and Reformer

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate African-American author Frances Ellen Watkins Harper by analyzing her life and poetry. They explore the reformist messages communicated in her writings and evaluate the potential impact of her work.
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Aftermath for the Freedom Seekers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research Black organizations the existed during the first half of the 20th Century, including the Negro Leagues baseball. They create a brochure that provides information about one of the organizations.
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Jazz Scenes of the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and connect themes of selected nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and art to Harlem Renaissance jazz. They compare and contrast historical and fictionalized versions of the jazz scenes of the Harlem Renaissance. They...