Writing and Literacy Bundle: Black History

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1st - 3rd
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If you are looking for engaging and new ideas for teaching about Black history, then this is the resource for you!

Introduce your students to over 20 African American men and woman and celebrate their accomplishments and inventions.

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This unit celebrates 5 men and 5 African American artist. Included are anchor charts, biography profiles, reading comprehension, and resources to assist your students in discovering the arts. In this unit, the "Arts" are defined as performing (singing, dancing, acting), visual (painting, architecture), and spoken word (poetry).

Some of these artists are lesser known because the popular ones are so heavily covered.

The artists included:

Bite-Sized Black History: Artists!

Marian Anderson- Opera Singer

Duke Ellington- Jazz Musician

Billie Holiday- Singer

Harry Belafante- Actor, Singer, Activist, among other things

Debbie Allen- Dancer, actress, producer, among other things

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson- Dancer

Norma Merrick Sklarek- Architect

J. Max Bond, Jr.- Architect

Langston Hughes- Poet

Maya Angelou- Poet, among other things

Bite-Sized Black History: Inventors!

This unit celebrates 5 men and 5 African American inventors. Included are anchor charts, biography profiles, reading comprehension, and the steps and materials needed for your students to create their own invention and apply for a "patent!"

Most of these inventors are lesser known because the popular ones are so heavily covered.

Inventors and Inventions included:

Madame C.J. Walker - Hair Growth Products

Bessie Griffin- Amputee Feeding Apparatus

Valerie Thomas- Illusion Transmitter

Patricia Bath - Laserphaco Probe

Marjorie Joyner- Permanent Waving Machine

George Crum - Potato Chips

Garrett Morgan- 3 Way Traffic Signal (amongst many other things)

George Grant - Wooden golf tee

Willis Johnson - Egg Beater/Mixer

Lonnie Johnson - Super Soaker Water Gun (amongst many other things)

Black History Month Writing Prompts: Project and Respond

Includes a PowerPoint and a PDF to Print response sheets from!

Get your students writing and responding to prompts in a fun way!

Use the PowerPoint to project full color slides featuring 21 influential African Americans. Each slide contains a mini biography and a writing prompt!

Just enter presentation mode from the first slide!

Print out the response for students to write on. There are 3 response sheets per person! (63 total)

Print out the writing response sheet that corresponds with the correct person depending on your writer’s ability and stamina.

Great for Social Studies, Writing, and Black History Month!

A lot of the men and women are people your students may have never learned about, so this is a great way to branch out beyond only teaching about MLK.

We truly hope you enjoy this amazing bundle and we hope your students learn a lot about black history

Have fun teaching and learning!

-LaNesha and Naomi

Total Pages
192 pages
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