Lesson Plan

Utilizing Art, Literature and Film to Teach Black History

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Fifth graders are introduced to different aspects of African-American history through literature, art, and films. As a class, they are read a story about the Underground Railroad, identify the main characters and put the events into chronological order. They read another story and view artwork on their own and answer questions. To end the lesson, they identify the location of plantations on a map.

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