Black History Month: A Webquest

Gail Hennessey
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4th - 8th, Homeschool
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The idea to foster contributions of African Americans began with Dr. Carter G. Woodson who first organized a two week period of time in February which he called “Negro History Week. The time...1926. In 1976, the month of February as a time to highlight the contributions of African Americas. Dr. Woodson’s motto,“It is never too late to Learn”.

Can you name some famous African Americans who contributed to our country in arts, music, civil rights, sports, literature, politics, science and technology? Perhaps, you know the names of Martin Luther King, Jr, Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglas, and Sojourner Truth. Do you know who Charles Drew was? BB King? Rosa Parks? There are so very many African Americans that have made contributions to our world. Try this webquest and learn about a few of these important people. Use the resources listed below to learn even more...

NOTE: 11/2020- I have revised this webquest to the new TpT Guidelines.

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