10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month

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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 issues.    

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct several activities per week to conclude the packet by the end of the month of February
  • Display finished products around the classroom, invite families and other classes to view learners' work 
  • If applicable, give pupils the choice of activity to finish, present, and share with the class why they chose that particular one 
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson duration reflects an average completion of one of the ten activities
  • Materials vary depending on which activities you choose to implement   
Pros

  • Every activity includes a list of websites to heighten the experience 
  • Activities encourage creativity and exploration 
Cons

  • Beware of broken links