Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin
High schoolers research and discuss the 1950's economic boom and how it affected African Americans living in Wisconsin. They analyze the 1950 "Negro Business Directory" for Wisconsin and infer information about social interactions of the time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
African Americans in Revolutionary Times
How did black Americans contribute to colonial society in the United States and make active choices to exert some control over their lives as slaves? Explore the often overlooked yet incredibly important roles of Africans and African...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Disobedience and the Atlanta Student Movement
What tactics are used in civil disobedience? Learners study the conditions in Alabama that led to the establishment of the Atlanta Student Movement, as well as consider the nature and effectiveness of civil disobedience.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 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
The Art and Culture of the Afro-American
Your high schoolers will examine the community in which they live and discuss with the class. Using the Internet, they identify the importance of African-American art and how it relates to the African-American culture. Individually, they...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature
Here is a complex instructional activity that interweaves the history of the Jim Crow South and the Great Migration with the study of poetry, art, and blues music from the Harlem Renaissance. This plan helps young historians develop a...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
African-American Soldiers in World War I: The 92nd and 93rd Divisions
Students research the role played and contributions made by African American soldiers during World War I. They discuss the evolution of civil rights in America's history, and the progress that has been made in the last 100 years.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans
Learners describe issues or problems facing African Americans following Reconstruction. They explain possible solutions to these problems suggested in the sources you find, and cite arguments for and against these solutions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Reliving History through Slave Narratives
Helpful for an American literature or history unit, this lesson plan prompts middle schoolers to examine slavery in the United States. They read slave narratives that were part of the Federal Writers' Project and then conduct their own...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History