Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)

Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)
Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)
Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)
Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)
Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)
Black History Month - Marley Dias (1,000 Black Girl Books)
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If you are tired of your students doing the same thing every year for Black History Month, this is just the activity set for them! A completely different approach, this set is centered around an informational text that explains why we even celebrate Black History Month.

The Purpose:
The purpose of this activity is to expose students to black people who are currently making history. Students are often inundated with information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and they can speak about Rosa Parks, but what they may not know is that there are people of their generation, who look like them now, who are currently making history. The goal is to inspire.

The activities can be used for students from 6th – 12th grade.

What’s Included:

➢ 1 Informational Text Passage: The passage informs students of a current movement that has been started by a young black girl aiming to increase diversity in literature.
➢ 1 Discussion Question: This question can be answered independently, and THEN used for discussion, OR the class can simply discuss it without student preparation.
➢ 4 Tasks
* Task 1 has students reflect on novels and short stories that they have read for school. Students consider how many black protagonists and characters have been included in the literature.
There are discussion questions so that students can share how they feel after reflecting on the literature they’ve read.
* Task 2 has students take a deeper look into the characters in their readings.
* Task 3 requires students to use the internet to complete a Google search. In the passage, there are bolded and highlighted terms. Students may choose one of these terms to research, OR the teacher can assign small groups different topics from the text.
Each group can then share what they have learned through discussion.
Another option is to have students illustrate their findings on chart paper for display in a gallery walk.
* Task 4 has students consider things they are passionate about. Students brainstorm a list and then contemplate ways they could make a difference.

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For more Black History activities,
Black History Month: A Brief History
Black History Month: Misty Copeland

Need vocabulary?
HIGH SCHOOL
- NO PREP: High School Vocabulary (4 weeks) Unit 1
- NO PREP: High School Vocabulary (4 weeks) Unit 2
- NO PREP: High School Vocabulary (4 weeks) Unit 3
- NO PREP: High School Vocabulary (4 weeks) Unit 4


These units build and can be used consecutively.

MIDDLE SCHOOL
- NO PREP Middle School Vocabulary (4 Weeks)


For additional practice with vocabulary words, check out my Vocabulary Graphic Organizers.

Sub Plans?
Emergency ELA Sub Plans - 6th Grade
Emergency ELA Sub Plans - 7th Grade
Emergency ELA Sub Plans - 8th Grade
Emergency ELA Sub Plans - 9th/10th Grade


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