Benjamin Banneker Teacher Resources
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The Mathematical Puzzles of Benjamin Banneker
9th - 12th
New ReviewPuzzled by math? A lesson plan based on the work of Benjamin Banneker provides an opportunity to incorporate puzzles into math instruction. It gives several problems for learners to consider, including notes to properly understand the...
American Biography: Benjamin Banneker and the Rise of the City, Life in a Box, Revolutionary Timeline, Pathfinder
Fourth graders investigate a person's life through primary resources. In this American biography lesson, 4th graders look at historical sources to discover things about a person and the time period he/she lived. They build a story about...
From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800s
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
From Clara Barton and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington Carver, this research project will allow learners to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of everyday heroes of the nineteenth century in...
Historical Success Stories: Banneker, Blackwell, Drew, and Faraday
Fourth graders investigate how all races and religions have contributed to US history by looking at the scientists Elizabeth Blackwell, Benjamin Banneker, Charles Drew, and Michael Faraday. They research these scientists individually and...
Applying Literacy Skills to Core Subjects
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Literacy skills are not limited to language arts. Middle schoolers apply literacy skills every time they open a science textbook, read a primary source document, interpret an explanation of a complex mathematics concept, and learn a new play in football. Use a collection of resources designed to emphasize reading skills across disciplines in your middle school curriculum.
Tick, Tock, the Banneker Clock: African American Inventors
6th - 8th
Students examine the variety of African American inventions and discoveries. They select an African American inventor, conduct Internet research, and write a report in the form of a biography, a series of letters from the inventor to...