Everything you need to introduce el mes de la historia afroamericana
to your Spanish or dual language immersion class!
Students will meet 10 African Americans of historic significance in this packet, at an introductory level. The biography of each figure is 3-4 sentences long, highlighting the most salient moments of each one's life, at a manageable level for elementary students. Biographies, and all other writing, are all in Spanish. No English on student pages!
This colorful and informative set covers: Ruby Bridges, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Jesse Owens, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, and Booker T. Washington.
This set includes:
Bulletin Board Display
The bulletin board display includes 4 pieces per historic figure:
Pg 7-11 framed clip art images (1/2 page in size)
Pg 12-14 framed name plates with birth/death dates (1/4 page in size)
Pg 14-16 framed photographs (1/6 page in size)
(Please note: no photograph of Jackie Robinson is included, as the photos of him in the public domain have been forbidden for commercial use. See page 16 for instructions for including his photo in your display.)
Pg 17-21 biography plates (1/2 page in size)
Pg 22-25 Timeline cards for each decade, 1790 to 2020
Pg 26-27 Matching worksheet: read the biographical fact in Spanish, match it to the correct historical figure
Pg 27 Answer key
3-in-a-row Bingo Game
Pg 28-39 24 bingo cards
Pg 40-41 10 bingo calling cards: Students listen to the biographical information in Spanish, then cover the correct figure on their cards.
Open-ended Writing Sheet
Pg 42 Themed, blank writing page to use with writing prompt of your choosing, student research assignment, etc.
All journal pages have a wider left margin to allow for binding, stapling, or hole-punching.
Determine which pages are appropriate for your students (pg 45-54, or 56-65), and print accordingly.
Page 44 can be used with either journal set.
If you would like to add additional historic figures to your study, add page 55 or 66 to the journals.
Pg 43 Journal Cover
Pg 44 General writing page for journal
Pg 45-54 10 pages for younger writers: students fill in birth and death, plus use 3 wide-ruled lines to copy key words or write simple sentences, as able
Pg 55 1 blank page for younger writers (same format, but no pic or historic name), to customize, to allow for the study of additional historic figures
Pg 56-65 10 pages for more advanced writers, with 8 narrower lines for the writing prompt of your choice
Pg 66 1 blank page for more advanced writers, to customize to allow study of additional historic figures
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Thank you for partnering with me to honor el mes de la historia afroamericana.
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Clip art by Educlips
Frames by Glitter Meets Glue Designs
Some fonts by Kimberly Geswein