What an amazing lesson to celebrate Black History Month, the amazing work of women artists, or the importance of heritage and storytelling.
Students explore the enduring idea that family stories represent a pathway to understanding ancestry. People have communicated stories with each other in their families for centuries so other family members can understand the cultural and historical background of past experiences, events, and where we today have come from (historical backgrounds).
This lesson includes a rubric and full length lesson with resources. For additional resources download the powerpoint of this lesson that includes images of her work, a worksheet resource and a student reading prompt about Aminah and her style.