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African American Inventors in History

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A two-part lesson introduces young historians to the work of famous African American inventors. Groups first research and develop a presentation of an inventor that includes biographical information and information about one of their...
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1850-1874 African American Settlers

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Go West, young man! Scholars investigate the impact of African American settlers moving to the Nebraska territory, following the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in the mid 1800s. Using primary sources, timelines, maps, and...
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African-American Women and the Women's Christian Temperance Union

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the appeal of temperance to African-American women. They also discover the racial tensions involved in this movement. They work together to read articles and answer questions.
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Twelve Years a Slave

For Teachers 8th - 12th
It's difficult to truly grasp the effects of slavery. Young historians use historical analysis to understand the struggle of slavery on African Americans. The resource provides text from the autobiography Twelve Years a Slave to help...
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On This Day: The Freedman's Bureau

For Students 7th - 12th
The Civil War ended slavery, but how did the government enforce the Thirteenth Amendment? Scholars learn about the creation of the Freedman's Bureau, the department's responsibilities, and experiences of African Americans who the program...
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Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Who are the Grimke sisters? Scholars find out with a worksheet that details the struggles and triumphs of the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke. After reading an informational text, class members have the opportunity to show what they...
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Northern Racism and the New York City Draft Riots of 1863

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Just how racist were some people in the North during the American Civil War? Using excerpts of the Conscription Act, as well as graphic images of lynchings, young historians consider why white people in New York City rioted and killed...
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Sojourner Truth, African American Woman of the 19th Century

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine Sojourner Truth's philanthropist acts during her life. They discover that everyone has the right to be heard by their government. They compare and contrast the woman's movement and the anti-slavery movement.
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City Upon a Hill: Urban Centers and African-American Migrants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine why fugitive slaves migrated to cities and towns rather than rural areas. In this lesson, students consider the social, economic, and political benefits provided by cities and towns in comparison to rural areas.
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Pop Culture and Art

For Teachers 6th
Learn about American pop culture, art, and the social voice that art can convey. The class discusses the life and art of Barton Benes, views his piece Reliquarium, then discusses what they see and feel when they view his work. Make sure...
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African Development: Cultures, Settlers, and Policy Debates

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discuss the waves of settlers that attempted to colonize the African continent. Racial, social, and political issues relating to each wave of colonization are included. Note: Text is scant and will need to be fully described for the...
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Using Oral Traditions to Improve Verbal and Listening Skills

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Students examine the role of stories in African and African-American cultures. This lesson is written for students with visual impairments. They
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African American Music

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils investigate a variety of sites to gather relevant information for a presentation about African American musical forms in this general Music lesson for middle school and high school. Resource links are provided to aid instruction.
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Women's Lives Before the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Women's lifestyles before the Civil War made a huge impact as a point of causation. Give middle schoolers the opportunity to view firsthand the lives of women before the Civil War. They analyze primary source documents, view photographs,...
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A Brightly Colored Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read A Brightly Colored Past, choose three things they found out about Middletown's African-American history that they didn't know before, and create slide using Kid Pix Studio Deluxe to be incorporated into classwide...
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HIV/AIDS in Our Spanish-Speaking Community and the World

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners study the HIV virus and how it has impacted the hispanic community.  In this infectious disease instructional activity students discover how HIV/Aids is found all over the world, what misconceptions are out there and what kinds...
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Underground Railroad: On to Freedom

For Students K - 3rd
The Underground Railroad is the focus of a coloring activity, which provides background information about the volunteers who aided escaping slaves.
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The Obama Years

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Beginning with a quick writing prompt, young historians write about what they will remember most about President Obama's legacy. The activity opens up a larger discussion and exploration of his accomplishments, milestones, and the impact...
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Diamonds of Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore: Seven Black Men of Distinction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine writings from Booker T. Washington. They write short essays based on topics given to them and complete a matching activity. They also discuss aspects of Washington's life.
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Kwanzaa

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Teach English language learners about the week-long holiday of Kwanzaa that is celebrated around the world during December. It includes holiday-themed reading comprehension passages, phrase matching, fill-in-the-blanks, and journaling...
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Map Making Exercise

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars complete a Web Quest in order to determine why Harlem was an attractive place for African Americans to live. They study a map of Harlem in the 1930's.
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How to Win a World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers are have begun to learn  the art of diplomacy with each other, but do they understand how diplomacy works at a global level?  The second in a series of four lessons, guides scholars in evaluating primary sources. The why...
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December Holidays:Create A Comparison Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How are Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, and Ramadan similar? How are they different? Learners research the different December holiday celebrations around the world and compare the dates, symbols, countries, foods, and stories...
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A Monster's World

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Study African American inventor Jan Ernst Matzeliger and create imaginary monsters using texture.