The Harlem Hellfighters were a group of African American soldiers during World War I. The lesson takes students on a journey from basic training into WWI with the Harlem Hellfighters. On that journey they are taught key information about WWI and shown the challenges that African Americans faced during WWI.
The lesson includes a character chart for students to complete that asks them to provide basic information and about the characters and list character traits.
The lesson also provides questions for each chapter to help students focus in on main ideas.