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Black History Month

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Enhance Black History Month with a twenty-page resource designed to boost scholars' knowledge of the great accomplishments made by African Americans. Learners take in fun facts about famous inventors such as George Washington Carver and...
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10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
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Black History Month - Past to Present, Grades 4-6

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a diagram of the Underground Railroad, create a postage stamp for an African American, and develop a resume for an African American scientist.
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Black History Month Report

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of Black History Month, class members investigate in depth the life and work of an African American musician.
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February: Black History Month

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Young scholars embrace, celebrate and study why February is Black History Month. They assess who Carter G. Woodson is and how the month long celebration evolved in the United States. Each student interacts with history, music, literature...
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PBS Lessons for Black History Month

For Teachers K - 12th
Explore US history with your charges by providing age-appropriate Black History Month activities. (Five options are provided with this resource.) Read biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Rosa Parks and other...
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Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity and Progress

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Black History Month is a time to recognize the achievements of our civil rights heroes while looking toward the future with a vision of equality for all.
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Black History Month Project: A Dinner Party

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What would Frederick Douglass say to Martin Luther King, Jr. if he had the chance? Would Harriet Tubman have any comments for Rosa Parks if they sat across the table from each other? Pupils bring history to life by researching famous...
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Black History Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Kick off a celebration of Black History Month with a quick video. The narrator shares the history of the holiday and sheds light on famous African Americans such as Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, and more! 
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Black History Month: Key Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Showcase the key events in black history that lead to and resulted from a shift in civil rights and moral consciousness. Beginning with the induction of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945 and marking every major event through the retirement of...
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My Mask, My Voice

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Recognize Black History Month with an examination of the African diaspora and a hands-on mask-making project. Learners first view and discuss images of artwork before creating their own plaster masks.
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Creative Writing Unit: Analyzing, Interpreting, Discussing and Writing Various Genres of African-American Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A six-week unit takes high schoolers through various works of African-American literature, including poems, plays, and short stories. The lesson plan format includes a week-by-week description of activities, goals, materials, and...
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Black History Month 2008

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A list of prominent African-Americans and their accomplishments makes up this presentation on Black History Month. Leaders in sports, the arts, science, and entertaining will help viewers connect with the voluminous contributions of the...
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Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Kick start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative...
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Black History Month - Past to Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball...
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Dream in Color - High School

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Whether focusing on African American poets, Black History Month, or the poetic experience, an amazing toolkit that encourages learners to develop unique poetic voices deserves a place in your curriculum. 
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Black History Rap

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students write a rap or hip-hop lyric about the life of a famous Black American. They explore famous Black Americans in history and explore how the rap form compares to other forms of poetic expression.
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The Negro Leagues: The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching students about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this instructional activity explores the widespread impact of...
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Celebrating Black History Month

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
After examining the accomplishments of George Crum, Ella Fitzgerald, James Baldwin, and Ernie Davis, class members conduct research, compare their lives and accomplishments, and then select from a menu of projects to share their...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative instructional activity, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the...
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Creating a Civil Rights Quilt

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
After individually researching the lives of amazing individuals who fought for equality during the civil rights movement, your learners will each design a square to be added to a class civil rights quilt that represents a prominent...
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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Earnest Research

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Incorporating research and project-based learning while celebrating Native American Heritage Month.
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Celebrating Black History Month

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a PowerPoint presentation using graphics, text, and animation. They are shown how to do slide transition, and create slides. Students create a PowerPoint presentation celebrating Black History Month. They are shown how...
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Black History Lesson Plan: Gwendolyn Brooks

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Learn more about the work of Gwendolyn Brooks with a language arts lesson. Young learners read an informational passage about the acclaimed poet before attempting a shape poem of their own.

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