We found 40 resources with the keyterm african-american
Writing the History of African American Slave Women
9th - 12th
Students examine experiences by African-American women during the Civil War. Reading letters and autobiographies, they gain insight into how they dealt with slavery and losing their children. They create a model in which to evaluate the...
Create a Migrant's Scrapbook from the First Great Migration
10th - 12th
Help young historians personally engage in the stories of African Americans during the Great Migration! Assessing a migration route map, learners create a migrant character's experience, adding details while studying primary sources. A...
Examining the African American Family through the Eyes of Women Authors
3rd - 5th
Pupils read stories by women authors on the characteristics of the African-American family. Using the internet, they research the history of issues that have affected African-American families from the Civil War to the Civil Rights...
Harlem Renaissance: Pivotal Period in the Development of Afro-American Culture
9th - 10th
Students examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. In groups, they compare and contrast the type of art before and after the movement along with the state of society at the time. After reading a book on the topic of their...
Parallel Studies in American/Afro-American Literature, Part II -- Black and White Images in Alienation
11th - 12th
Young scholars begin the lesson with a review of the elements of poetry. Individually, they read a variety of poems and literature one white and one black author focusing on decay, sterility and alienation. They identify these images...
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: 19th Century African-American Writer and Reformer
6th - 12th
Students investigate African-American author Frances Ellen Watkins Harper by analyzing her life and poetry. They explore the reformist messages communicated in her writings and evaluate the potential impact of her work.
Civil War and Reconstruction and the Development of the Industrial U.S.
6th - 8th
Students make connections between the African-American experience during Reconstruction and World War II. They examine the work of Langston Hughes as well. They respond to questions after hearing music from the time period.