This Lap Book is meant to help students understand the achievements of just a few African Americans from the last 300 years. Some being very recent, and others from the 1700s.
It’s important to show how African Americans have pushed forward, even
This FREE vocabulary test features 6 history words that your students will need to know during Black History Month: segregation, oppression, activism, abolition, emancipation, and equality. I tried to make the definitions as kid-friendly as
This FREE vocabulary introduction PowerPoint features 6 history words that your students will need to know during Black History Month: segregation, oppression, activism, abolition, emancipation, and equality. I tried to make the definitions as
This packet tells the heroic story of Frederick Douglass who escaped from slavery and became the most prominent African American at the time.
Douglass was a gifted orator, writer and organizer who played a crucial role in the Abolition
Students are given questions about African-American History. They take the question home to research, and then bring it back the next day. They will receive points for each question answered. Parents are encouraged to help. Students can earn
This “Who Am I?” trivia coloring book will educate children with knowledge of history on African Americans who have achieved different levels of greatness. There is so much unknown about the many contributions African Americans have provided through
February is African American History Month. Give your students project choices to complete by the end of the month. With the choices varying difficulty, students can choose to create a birthday card or research 10 famous African American Inventors
Free printable bookmarks with great nonfiction reading suggestions for African American History Month!
Check out more ideas on my blog at http://mathandmetaphor.blogspot.com/2017/02/using-social-media-for-african-american.html
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A lesson that promotes African-American History in America. Benjamin Banneker was famous for his work on the almanac. This lesson plan will give children a look into the weather and how to it used to be predicted.
This file contains a Powerpoint presentation on Dr. Charles Drew, an important African American inventor and physician. The presentation includes his background, education, accomplishments, and legacy.
Lesson plans for Week 1 of my five week Black History Unit and the high order thinking questions/activity pages that go along with it, including lessons/activities for the 100th day of school. Indiana State Social Studies Standards for Kindergarten
This free product was designed in the style of trading cards to use the amazing clipart from artist Philip Martin.
Each card shows one of twenty-eight famous African Americans. A template is included for adding a fact sheet to the back of the
Freedom Fighters: 10 Great Men and Women Who Fought for Freedom, Justice and Civil Rights for African Americans was created by Kathy Trusty. Freedom Fighters contains a short biography and images of the following: William H. Carney, the first
Use this set of 8 Task Cards to guide your students in extending themes from significant quotes of African-American Leaders.
Includes 8 quotes from the following Leaders:
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Famous African American Biography Report Freebie!
This freebie is perfect for President's Day and Black History Month.
This sample includes a biography report for President Barack Obama.
The report also includes a back and white picture for
This document is to be used as a companion to researching a famous African American. This is perfect for younger students to help organize their thoughts, as well as helping to prepare them to write an expository piece.
This is perfect for Black
This project provides topics arranged according to eras. For example: Slavery, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights. Each era has a list of writers. Students are directed to research the time period and each author listed in that era. Students are
This set of twelve cards is designed to introduce kids to distinguished African American scientists with information, a research question, and a writing prompt.
Each card begins with brief information about the lives accomplishments of the
This is intended for use in the primary grades in culmination with African American History Month. Students read books and research information about their famous individual. Then, students use this template to fill in their information in a
With this handout, students will be able to compare and contrast the African-American Spirituals "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Go Down Moses". This lesson can be used in a music class, a Black History Month unit, as Causes of the Civil War lesson,
Students will research a famous African American inventor and then create three projects about their inventor. This can be done during Social Studies time or for a center during your Literacy block.
In the past, I have required 3 projects to be
Black History Month is underway and what better way to celebrate than with this inspirational African-American achiever freebie! Inspire your kiddos to do the impossible by hearing what others have done in the past when faced with adversity and
I created this presentation using PowerPoint 2010. For Black History Month, I included three slides discussing when and why we celebrate Black History Month. Following are slides featuring 25 famous African Americans: Benjamin Banneker, Mary McLeod
GREAT for Black History Month Paired Passages! This is perfect for improving students' reading comprehension and written response to text-just in time for end of the year testing!
These reading passages make a perfect companion product! Black
Students can use a piece of construction paper to hold in half, vertically. On the outside, students will cut and paste the names. On the inside, students can cut the images/fact. It is a good, and quick, resource for students to identify Famous
Students will read biographies of famous African-American Inventors. Students will use printable to highlight the Invention and the Inventor. Students will draw Invention and describe the purpose of the Invention. Printable will make a great class
Celebrate Black History Month by studying Famous African American Scientists! This worksheet resource is a great stand alone mini-lesson or as an add on to the "Famous African American Scientists Power Point" found in The Sea Turtle Scientist
This lovely African American crossword puzzle highlights 15 famous African American Inventors. This is a perfect quick activity for Black History Month.
An answer key in included, but please download the preview file if you need more
This project invites students to create their own DBQ essay in which they research primary sources to support the question they ask about their favorite African American. This project should not be attempted until the students have had classroom
A PowerPoint that includes 20 African-American scientists and their biographies. I use in my daily lessons, but could also be an excellent resource for Black History Month!
Includes scientists that are well-known from the past, as well as some who
This is an updated version of my original African American Research project, designed to work with Google Slides.
Have each student make their own copy digitally and save paper!
**Note: This is FREE because I want to ensure that all of the
The American Revolutionary War didn’t just highlight the hypocrisy of those American leaders (such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson) who fought for their own freedom while enslaving others. It also presented enslaved African-Americans with
As a class we graph our favorite African American Hero.
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Studying the Civil Rights Movement? Are your students getting the various organizations confused? Provide them this helpful review guide that compares the major organizations, their strategies, key figures and supporters, issues of focus, and major
This is a project where the students explore all the wars in US History from the perspective of African Americans. Students are in a small group. They research their assigned war and present their findings to the class. Students have a chart to
Smartboard presentation about Black History Month. Briefly discusses the history of Black History Month. Short biographies of 20 influential African Americans followed by a 1 page outline, 1 page organized semantic map and sample for an essay on one
This is a free unit from Reading Through History's African American history series. It includes a one page writeup on the history and impact of the Fugitive Slave Act, five multiple choice reading comprehension questions, a student response essay
The struggle for voting rights for African Americans in the United States was, is long and hard. The Poster depicts the different historical phases of the struggle. Lesson plans that accompany the poster are designed to save the teacher preparation