Celebrating Black History Month

This Celebrating Black History Month graphic organizer also includes:

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 knowledge with the class.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include the project as part of a Black History Month celebration
  • Create a gallery to display projects
Classroom Considerations

  • While the research activity focuses on famous Floridians, names of notables from your state could easily be substituted
  • The activities are designed for grades 4-8 but can be easily modified for older students
Pros

  • Includes bios, graphic organizers, a suggested list of notable Floridians to research, and a project menu
Cons

  • None
Common Core