African American Immigration Teacher Resources

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African American Women Before and After the Civil War: Slavery and Freedom

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students listen to data on African American women in Texas before the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students compare and contrast the lives of slave and free women, and discuss case studies, locating areas on a map. Students...
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African American Women Trailblazers

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the accomplishments of African-American women. In this African-American history lesson, students explore the work of Bessie Coleman, Gwendolyn Bennett, Lulu Madison White, and Zelma Watson George as they...
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The New York City Draft Riots: A Role Play

For Teachers 8th - 10th
This is a fun, thought-provoking lesson. Learners use census data from 1855, primary source documents, their historical knowledge, and information regarding the New York City Draft Riots of 1863 to construct and engage in a role-play....
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Contemporary Immigration Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research contemporary immigrations of Africans to the United States. They study their community's immigration facts, and develop an information guide for African immigrants.
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What Is the American Dream?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
How do you describe the American Dream? What motivates others to immigrate to the United States, and why do some groups have trouble attaining the American Dream? Your learners will consider these questions as they explore figurative...
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Immigration/Migration

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the Great Migration. In this population trends lesson, 10th graders examine the movement of African Americans to northern, urban areas as they view a PowerPoint presentation and respond to questions about it.
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A Divided Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in teams to research the history of African migration and immigration in the U.S. They present their research in a town hall discussion format and then write a paragraph about their experiences.
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Back To Africa

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the massive immigration after 1850 and how new social patterns, conflicts, and ideas of national unity developed amid growing cultural diversity, and how the Progressive movement influenced different groups in...
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A Simulation: The Peopling of America

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What was it like to pass through Ellis Island? Learners move through the immigration process of the early 1900s in a simulation activity. A comprehensive activity includes role-playing profiles and other manipulative items such as...
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Africans and African Americans Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read the narrative "African Immigration" and examine racism in America today. They discuss and investigate overt and subtle racist practices and behaviors.
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The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the contributions of African Americans in New Haven, Connecticut in the 19th and 20th centuries. After being introduced to new vocabulary, they review the elements of autobiographies and read excerpts of African...
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Immigrants to Kansas: Why Did They Come

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners explore U.S. History by researching Kansas. In this immigration instructional activity, students discuss the benefits of immigrating to a state like Kansas in the 1800's while writing their thoughts and research in a reporter's...
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The Caste Society

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain how the Industrial Revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed American lives and led to Regional territories. They study the two-caste system used in Louisiana.
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David Walker vs. John Day: Two Nineteenth-Century Free Black Men

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
What was the most beneficial policy for nineteenth-century African Americans: to stay in the United States and work for freedom, or to immigrate to a new place and build a society elsewhere? Your young historians will construct an...
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A Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the role of the Catholic church in the experiences of Haitian immigration. They organize a celebration of African and African-American cultures around the feast day of St. Martin de Porres, a saint of African descent.
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Mapping the Human Movement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research data on African-American emigration, place the data in a chart and create a human movement map. They also create another map using research on current immigration information.
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Great Depression: People Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify how the Great Depression affected various American social groups. In this Great Depression lesson, students read assigned textbook pages about women, African Americans, Mexican immigrants, and Native Americans during...
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Big Business & Industrial Cities

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
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Africans and African Americans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete small group tasks related to racism as it applies to African Americans, African immigrants, and white immigrants. Through discussion of their findings, students explain of challenges in society that African immigrants...
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African American Presence in Deerfield, Massachusetts (1680-1720)

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore primary and secondary sources involving "everyday life" of individuals living in Deerfield at the four turns of the centuries. They learn what these characteristics reveal since the town's beginning as an English...
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The Harlem Renaissance: Black American Traditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. As a class, they are introduced to five artists and discuss their art and techniques. Using the internet, they also research the philosophers of the time period and how...
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The Great Migration

For Teachers 4th
What a terrific lesson plan! Have your class learn about immigration using this resource. Fourth graders discuss the Great Migration in Ohio through art, writing, and discussion. Afterward, they create a presentation in which they tell...
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How African Slaves Arrived In America

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore US history by completing an ancestry activity. In this slavery lesson, students research Internet sites and identify the slave trade routes used several hundred years ago. Students create a timeline based on African...
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Migration and Immigration in the United States: Three Case Studies

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the early migration of Native Americans, African Americans, and the British Colonists. They conduct Internet research, complete a timeline, label maps, compare/contrast the three groups' experiences, and write an essay.

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