We found 28 reviewed resources for black history month programs
Convict Leasing in Alabama: a System That Re-Enslaved Blacks After the Civil WarLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The post-Civil War convict leasing program, rarely covered in textbooks, is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use information drawn from primary source documents to assess the program. While the focus is on Alabama's...
The Power of Nonviolence: The Children's MarchLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What was the Children's Crusade and how did it impact the civil rights movement in the United States? Your young learners will learn about this incredible event through a variety of instructional activities, from reading a poem and...
A Century of Black Life, History, and CultureLesson Planet
K - 12th
Packed with a wealth of information about African-Americans of note, this packet, and the links it provides to other resources, could be used as is for a month-long study of Black history or to supplement lessons already in your curriculum.
African American Pioneers in AviationLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Bessie Coleman. William Powell. Willa Brown. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. While these names may not be familiar to many Americans, they are African American pioneers in aviation history. Class members have an opportunity to research the...
The 1960s in AmericaLesson Planet
15 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
The Power of Nonviolence: Rosa Parks: A Quest for Equal Protection Under the LawLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach young historians about the historical legacy of Rosa Parks with a multi-faceted lesson plan. Pupils follow stations and use journals to explore prominent events, analyze primary resource documents, and engage in interesting...
A New Birth of Freedom: Black Soldiers in the Union ArmyLesson Planet
6th - 10th
Students investigate the history of civil rights by viewing historical photographs. For this U.S. history lesson, students discuss why Black Soldiers fought for their rights by joining the Union Army in the 1800's. Students complete a...
Democracy in Action: Freedom RidersLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
8th Grade Science Resource Book: Unit 2 - PhysicsLesson Planet
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Get things moving with this extensive collection of physical science resources. Covering the fundamentals of measurement, graphing, lab safety, and experimental design as well as the specific scientific concepts of velocity,...