Black History Month
In this report planning instructional activity, students begin a report on a famous black American. Students take notes about their chosen person's early years and adult life.
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Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery
Read Booker T. Washington's inspiring story about arriving at his name with a short reading passage from his autobiography, Up From Slavery. After class members read the excerpt, they answer two reading comprehension questions about the...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Design a Postage Stamp for Black History Month
Learners research famous black Americans for Black History Month. In this art/black history lesson, students do internet research to explore the various achievements of black Americans throughout history. Learners design a postage stamp,...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: A Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan
Two great men, one time period, and one purpose; it sounds like a movie trailer, but it's not. It's a very good comparative analysis lesson plan focused on Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Learners will research and read...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable