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Famous Hoosiers: Madam C.J. Walker
Students examine the role of women in Indiana history. They complete a pre-test and discuss the life and works of Madam C. J. Walker. They practice using new vocabulary as well.
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Vision of Beauty: The Madame C.J. Walker Story
Third graders examine the life and accomplishments of Madame C.J. Walker by reading "A Vision of Beauty" and discussing one of the first successful African American female businesswomen. Student complete a graphic organizer while reading...
3rd Social Studies & History
Famous Dead People Project
Despite the slightly off-putting title, the instructions and activities detailed in these project guidelines for researching a noteworthy figure will serve as a fantastic supplement to your next famous person research assignment.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture
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.
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Biography Bio-Cubes: Using Resources to Research Famous African-Americans
After being assigned a famous African American each student use books, the Internet, and Magazines to find out why that person is famous. They create a bio-cube, list resources, then engage in a "Line Dance" where they will move about...
3rd 21st Century Skills
New Review Humble Beginnings
Shed light on seven African-American women whose beginnings may have been humble, but whose contributions were mighty. Watch a social studies video to gain a brief introduction to Madame C.J. Walker, Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman,...
2 mins 3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable