We found 2,124 reviewed resources for black history
Creating a Civil Rights QuiltLesson Planet
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
After individually researching the lives of amazing individuals who fought for equality during the civil rights movement, your learners will each design a square to be added to a class civil rights quilt that represents a prominent...
The Black Hole Death ProblemLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know black holes aren't black? Learn more about space with an episode from a larger series exploring physics. We know more about black holes now than ever before in history, yet we aren't sure we really know anything at all.
Teaching the History of the Black Panther Party: 5 Essential FAQ’sLesson Planet
9th - 12th
What are the facts about the Black Panther Party? Was it, as J. Edgar Hoover contended, a terrorist organization and a threat to national security? Or a group of indviduals bound together by a desire to protect and nurture their...
Civil War: Blacks on the BattlefieldLesson Planet
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...
The African American Population in US HistoryLesson Planet
3rd - 12th
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
Black and White in United States History: A Gray AreaLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and contrast old and modern historical accounts of the life of Thomas Jefferson. Learners begin by evaluating the responsibilities of history textbooks in reporting historical events, people, and eras. Next, they discuss how new...
Man in the Middle: Thomas Day and the Free Black ExperienceLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
How did free and enslaved blacks work to craft freedom for themselves and their families before the Civil War? Young historians read about the life of Thomas Day, a free black man who also owned slaves and had abolitionist ties in...
African American InventorsLesson Planet
1st - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Black History Month with a packet of materials on African American inventors. Readers discover several inventors' character traits, their inventions, and their lives. They even have the opportunity to conduct further research...
A Brief History of MelancholyLesson Planet
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is sadness? How is it part of the human experience, and does it have any value? Explore how the concept of sadness has evolved throughout history and across cultures, and discuss its ties to philosophy and implications for...
Carter G. Woodson: Father of Black History MonthLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Learners explore the life and accomplishments of Carter G. Woodson, the father of black history. They read and discuss his educational pursuits and discover he was the second black man in history to receive a doctor's degree. Students...
An Introduction to Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian WarLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why was Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War so influential in his time, as well as in modern politics? Learn about the distinctive features of the text, including its lack of adherence to divine influence, and the details of...
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