Students analyze the lifetime accomplishments of Muhammad Ali in the area of sports and his role as a catalyst for social change.
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The Importance of Muhammad Ali (Abridged)
Middle schoolers read an abridged version of Muhammad Ali's biography. Then, they respond to 10 reading comprehension questions, including drawing conclusions, identifying the main idea, and using explicit information to support thinking.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Zoomorphic Calligraphy and Virtuous Qualities
Explore the wonders of Turkish calligraphy, where the Arabic alphabet is transformed into animal shapes. Learners examine Islamic laws as they pertain to art as well as the zoomorphic calligraphy commonly practiced during the Ottoman...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Sports and Politics: Making Statements
Students examine the actions of Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Muhammad Ali. In this United States history lesson, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding acts of political activism. Students participate in speed...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in...
6th - 8th English Language Arts