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Black History Month – 20 High Resolution Posters These posters are perfect for Black History Month (or anytime of year) to honor and celebrate the history and accomplishments of notable African Americans in U.S. History. Each poster is designed to be printed on a standard 8.5 by 11-inch piece of paper for convenience. This should be a perfect foundation for a bulletin board or US History unit on African American studies. PRINTING TIPS: In your print settings, be sure to select Page Scaling
This Black History Month pennant is all you need to teach and promote amazing women around the world. Perfect activity for Women's History Month! The Women's History pennant is a research activity. There is a biography timeline, quotes, lesson learned, characteristics, and student lots of opportunity for creativity. The pennant can be used any time of the year (it says "Women's History"). The banner includes women throughout history. Give your students a relevant and modern experience while prom
Celebrate Black History Month with these 11x17 posters recognizing 16 diverse African Americans for their achievements from the fields of science, art, sports, business, literature and public service. Posters can be scaled down to 8.5 x 11.Black History Posters include: Thurgood Marshall - first African American Supreme Court JusticeFredrick Douglas - abolitionist, writerW.E.B. DuBois - writer, social scientistDr. Mae Jemison - astronaut, medical doctorMaya Angelou - poet, entertainer, civil rig
5th - 12th, Adult Education
Reading Through History is pleased to present African American History: Volume One. This is a collaborative effort by two Oklahoma classroom teachers with over thirty years of teaching experience at the secondary level. It includes 171 pages of student activities related to the major figures and events of African American history from the Middle Passage up to Jackie Robinson's breakthrough in Major League Baseball. The workbook is divided into eight complete units. This is the go-to resource for
This product recognizes influential African American History Heroes by showing quotes from them. Use these pages to print posters on regular-sized or poster paper to display in the hallways or classrooms!This product now includes print and cursive versions of the same quote so that you can choose which your students can read best!This product is not only perfect for Black History Month, but also to have around the classroom/school throughout the year to display the encouragement these heroes hav
Learn the musical traits of African American Spirituals and their origins in slavery in the United States; discover their purposes and secret messages;listen to and analyze examples; compare and contrast different interpretations/versions. I used this lesson with a unit on American Music History with a 7th grade general music class, but it could also be used as a supplemental US History lesson. This is a one-time lesson that includes a powerpoint with interactive slides, song lyrics, embedded
Reading Through History is pleased to present African American History: Volume Two. This is a collaborative effort by two Oklahoma classroom teachers with over thirty years of teaching experience at the secondary level. It includes 159 pages of student activities related to the major figures and events of African American history from the Civil Rights Ear up to present day figures such as Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama. The workbook is divided into seven complete units. This is the go-to resour
22 investigations of African-American inventors and entrepreneurs. Students search online for information about each inventor's year of birth and death, gender, schools or college attended, jobs, inventions, and other interesting things from their life:Gladys West, George Washington Carver, Henry Sampson, Lewis Howard Latimer, Elijah McCoy, Garrett Morgan, Madame C. J. Walker, Benjamin Banneker, Otis Boykin, Frederick McKinley Jones, Granville Woods, Thomas L. Jennings, Marie Van Brittan Brown,
Students will gain a better understanding of the Jim Crow time period of the 1920s by completing an internet-based worksheet on the Tulsa Race of 1921. The Tulsa Riot was one of the worst race riots in American history. The Tulsa Race Riot Webquest uses a great website created by the Tulsa World Newspaper. The website allows students to explore the key events of Tulsa Race Riot in a very student friendly website. The following website is used:
Learn all about African American history with this engaging non prep WebQuest scavenger hunt of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. Easily incorporate it into your Black History Month or US History class, this activity allows students to learn about the museum's collection in a fun and engaging manner. Played individually or in small groups, this 22 question WebQuest includes items to find, stories to read, and reflection questions. Students will explore the museum (e
30 investigations of African-American musicians. Students search online for information about each musician: the instrument they played, where and when they were born, things they are famous for, accomplishments, awards they won, etc.Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, B. B. King, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chuck Berry, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, José White, Questlove, Lenny Kravitz, Max Roach, Fats Domino, Sh
If you are looking for a skit for your Black History Program, you will love this one. It covers theaccomplishments of African American Inventors. I looked everywhere for skits that my students could perform, and when I came up empty, I wrote my own! Enjoy
*great for ONLINE learning or IN PERSON learning*This grab and go teaching resource focuses on the evolution of African American Music and allows to students to take a deeper look into specific genres. This product includes: -learning goals-step by step instruction-Informative Video's-Examples of genres and choice board for student use-5 ready made activity slides for students to complete with their findings-student voice and choiceThanks for checking out my store! If you are happy with this pro
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: INFORMATIONAL READING ARTICLE6 FAMOUS SCIENTISTS & INVENTORSGRADES: 7-12SUBJECTS: STEM, Science, Language Arts, and HistoryThis purchase is for an article spotlighting the accomplishments of 6 notable African-American scientists and inventors: George Washington Carver, Mark E. Dean, Mae Jemison, Percy L. Julian, Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, and Madame CJ Walker.Included with the purchase:*2-page article highlighting the significant accomplishments of each of the 6 historical
So far this includes short biographies, pictures, and video/audio clips for the following:Marian AndersonLouis ArmstrongCount BasieChuck BerryJames BrownRay CharlesNat King ColeMiles DavisSammy Davis Jr.Duke EllingtonElla FitzgeraldAretha FranklinMarvin GayeMichael JacksonJimi HendrixBob MarleyStevie WonderLittle RichardHarry T. BurleighDestiny's ChildBillie HolidayJohn ColtraneTina TurnerFlorence B. PricePrinceAlso includes four different listening worksheets, a crossword, and a word find puzzl
This packet has 20 investigations of African-American scientists. Students search online for information about each scientist: when and where they were born, important events in their life, discoveries they are famous for, etc.:Neil deGrasse Tyson, George Washington Carver, Mae Jemison, Percy Lavon Julian, Ernest Everett Just, Marie Maynard Daly, Katherine Johnson, Edward Bouchet, Alice Ball, Roger Arliner Young, Lloyd Hall, J. Ernest Wilkins, Jr., Ronald McNair, Benjamin Banneker, Charles Drew
This workbook offers a comprehensive history of the African-American experience in the U.S. from the era of slavery to the battles for civil rights. This workbook includes primary source excerpts, biographies and a cultural history, written at a level that high school students will find to be approachable and easy to follow. The workbook format includes many multiple-choice and open-ended questions after each passage, with which students can practice reading comprehension and writing skills whil
No Prep. Ready to use.Support embedded.**Full movie broken down into 8 lessons.**Each lesson scaffolded for (ESL and SEI).**For more thought provoking questions, a dig-deeper version of discussion questions available.**Answer keys provided.** Pre-lesson/mini-lessons for front loading "key vocabulary" cut-outs (can be used to front load and decorate bulletin boards)Based on a true story, Remember the Titans is a coming of age story of a local football team and how it brings a divided community to
Want to introduce your students to Important African Americans?Hoping to bring diversity to your classroom studies?Looking for a way to address Black History Month or want Bio Cards to display on a bulletin board?This 22 page activity set includes everything you need to allow your students to learn about or investigate Important African-Americans from every time period, every genre, and every topic area. Resource IncludesBiography Cards on 12 African-AmericansTopic Cards to divide people into gr
The African American History Collection includes over 20 engaging webquests. These lesson plans will add depth and student engagement to any historical topics they are combined with.I would like to thank Apples-N-Acorns for the wonderful clip art.The African American History Webquests and Lesson Plans Collection includes all of the following individual lessons:African American History WebquestsSlave Trade and Slavery WebquestSlave Trade Map and Abolition WebquestSlave Trade: Slave Castles of Gha
Welcome! This is a complete 20 day unit plan covering African American history from the arrival of slaves to emancipation and beyond. This unit has been designed to include everything you may need to teach the unit, while at the same time allowing for flexibility and adaptation for your particular classroom. It contains: A detailed Unit Overview and mark breakdown Multimedia activities Debate activities Homework questions Two unit test All key's and rubrics 20 detailed day plans And more...
Teaching Poetry Analysis with the Poems of Langston Hughes using the TPCASTT Method. This is a sample of a larger unit of poetry analysis that I created involving about 23 different poems (some current, many classic). If you like it, please take a moment to download and view my work. :) Thanks Mary Poetry Analysis; Poetry of Langston Hughes (African-American Poet) Black History Month Tags: black history, African-American history, black history month, Langston Hughes, famous black Americans, fam
2nd - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
The 2006 film, Glory Road, recounts the amazing 1966 basketball season for the Mighty Miners as they combat discrimination, prejudice, and racism in America. This film retells some of the struggles the team as a whole faced that went beyond just basketball. This is a great film to use when teaching the Civil Rights Movement, Race & Sports, or Black History Month. The movie guide contains 36 questions and I have included an answer key. The film is rated PG.BUNDLE OPTION- African American
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. This poster takes a different path as it highlights famous Deaf African Americans, both men and women who boast different achievements. Use this poster in your classroom for Black History Month or all year long to inspire and celebrate the achievements of the Deaf Community. The poster includes: Angela McCaskill Chief Diversity Officer, Gallaude
K - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff

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