Literacy Assistance Center black history month The people behind it all! student activities - grades 6-8Web-based lesson plans on important figures in African-American history. http://www.lacnyc.org/resources/curricula/blackhistory.htm
Extractions: Black History Month: World Wide Web Scavenger Hunt Directions: In celebration of Black History Month, we have created a World Wide Web Scavenger Hunt. This interactive lesson will teach you interesting facts about Black history and introduce you to some excellent web sites. To follow the lesson, read the questions and then click on the corresponding links to find the answers. When you are done at each website, click on the "back" button of your browser to return to this page. Remember to bookmark any web sites you like, so you can return to them later! The Faces of Science: African-Americans in the Sciences Who was the first African-American to earn a doctorate from an American University?
Extractions: African-American Inventors ... Looking for Mr. Potato Head Not just for kids! Write a Letter to Children of the 31 st Century How to Create a Time Capsule ... Getting Acquainted This lesson, though part of the Gallery of ESOL Lesson Plans , can be adapted for use by native speakers. Its creator describes it as "a good way to introduce students to the nuances of playwriting and how the actors express what the characters are like. It is best used at the point of writing dialogue and stage/acting directions in the playwriting process. This is also a good way to introduce the students to each other at the beginning of a semester, or as part of the community building process, or as a way to further tighten the community sense throughout the semester and to encourage cooperative behavior."
African American History Month Celebrating black history Anonymous; Teaching Music; Dec 1999; Vol. VH1 Music Studio(Programs and lesson plans) Say It Loud! A Celebration of black Music in http://www.menc.org/guides/aahistory/AfricanAmericanHistory.html
Extractions: The book and compact disc provide lesson plans, historical background, music examples, illustrations, and resource lists from African American, Asian (Balinese), Mexican American, and Native American traditions and are valuable resources for music educators who want to develop a school music program with more culturally diverse music and also incorporate the National Standards. World Musics and Music Education: Facing the Issues Deepens understandings of key issues about multiculturalism in music education. Includes reflections on the rise of interest in teaching world musics. Covers a broad range of the world's musics: Japanese, Native American, Australian Aborigine, South African, Hispanic, African-American, Israeli, Hawaiian, Amazon Indian, Tennessee Mountain, and more.
Extractions: The National Register of Historic Places is pleased to promote awareness of and appreciation for the historical accomplishments of African Americans during African American History Month. As part of the celebration, this site showcases historic properties listed in the National Register, National Register publications , and National Park units commemorating the events and people, the designs and achievements that help illustrate African American contributions to American history. Join the National Register in paying powerful tribute to the spirit of African Americans.
Extractions: Search video and web resources: Advanced Search HOME ENRICHMENT RESOURCES ... This month's magazine articles Web Explorations: Black History Month Professional Enrichment February 2003 Web Explorations: Black History Month These Web sites can help your students understand and appreciate the history and culture of African Americans. The sites offer primary documents, interactive tours, historical audio files, lesson plans, searchable databases, and more. Jackie Robinson: Stealing Home This Biography.com site offers historical photos, video clips of Robinson, biographical information, and more relating to the first African American athlete in professional baseball. The site is organized into three categories: sports, personal, and political. No ads. Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 This Web site, which is part of the U.S Library of Congress' American Memory Project, contains more than 2,300 searchable first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. The narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. No ads. Discovery Channel's Understanding Slavery
Extractions: Search video and web resources: Advanced Search HOME ENRICHMENT RESOURCES ... History Web Explorations: Black History Month (February 2003) Professional Enrichment February 2003 Web Explorations: Black History Month (February 2003) These Web sites can help your students understand and appreciate the history and culture of African Americans. The sites offer primary documents, interactive tours, historical audio files, lesson plans, searchable databases, and more. Jackie Robinson: Stealing Home This Biography.com site offers historical photos, video clips of Robinson, biographical information, and more relating to the first African American athlete in professional baseball. The site is organized into three categories: sports, personal, and political. No ads. Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 This Web site, which is part of the U.S Library of Congress' American Memory Project, contains more than 2,300 searchable first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. The narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. No ads. Discovery Channel's Understanding Slavery
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Extractions: New York, NY (January 21, 2003) Of the more than 56 million students in nursery through twelfth grade nationwide, approximately 9 million are Hispanic or Latino; 2 million are Asian; and 8 million are Black or African American. With Black History Month celebrated in February, educators are seeking interesting ways to teach lessons on multiculturalism and diversity. One comprehensive web site is The Teacher Resource Center at www.scholastic.com, the most trusted online destination for teachers in grades PreK-12, which offers reliable, insightful information and activities to supplement standards-based curriculums. By logging on to the Online Activities Center, teachers will find educational activities and products that celebrate Black History Month, engage students in learning, and stimulate positive classroom discussions about diversity and multiculturalism. Celebrate Black History Month At www.Scholastic.com
Crayola Creativity Central The lesson plans at Crayola.com will help you guide students in recognizing More lessonsfor black history month Rosa Parks Day Related lesson More lessons for http://www.crayola.com/educators/lessons/index.cfm?mt=lessonplans
Black History Links LINKS FOR black history month. African American history and culture. Links history.history, biographies, lesson plans and bibliographies. http http://www.newport-news.va.us/library/Blackhistlinks.htm
Extractions: LINKS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH Links to key sites from the Department of State http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/blackhis/sites.htm African American literature and history History, biographies, lesson plans and bibliographies http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/afroamer.htm African American Inventors Database Search by name or invention. No biographical information http://www.detroit.lib.mi.us/glptc/aaid/index.asp African American Inventors Series List of African American inventors and their invention. No biographical information. http://www.ehhs.cmich.edu/~rlandrum/ AFRO-American almanac http://toptags.com/aama/ American Studies Web Bibliography of web-based resources in the field of American studies http://cfdev.georgetown.edu/cndls/asw/ Awesome Library - African-American links Site offering social studies and issues in black history http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Multicultural/African_American.html Black History from Tampa Bay Online Site offering related links http://tampabayonline.net/reports/black/related.htm
February Links - Debbie's Unit Factory Weather You will find 5 lesson plans all about weather. history Activities Here aresome ideas and activities to use in your classroom for black history month. http://www.themeunits.com/February_bk.html
VA-SOL-Lesson Plans Purpose This activity is a fun way to introduce black history month. Youngchildren love to show their growing strength, and this lesson is a simple http://www.knowledge.state.va.us/cgi-bin/lesview.cgi?idl=565
Extractions: Links Home ... Winter : Black History Month Categories Links Harriet Tubman - Through several activities and reading students will identify with this woman and be able to identify other famous people and events of the Civil War era. Grade Level: 4th/5th (Added: Wed Jan 12 2000 Hits: 723 Rating: 0.00 Votes: 0) Rate It Make Your Own African Drum - Students will create their own drum and will understand the importance of the traditional African drum. For grades 1st-3rd. (Added: Wed Jan 12 2000 Hits: 639 Rating: 5.50 Votes: 2) Rate It Rosa Parks - A great mini-unit that will introduce your students to the life and contributions of Rosa Parks.
WETA: Reading Rockets: Black History Month of favorite books for black history month to find www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/history/spotlight_september.html. www.teachervision.com/lessonplans/lesson-4454.html. http://www.readingrockets.org/blackhistory.php
Extractions: Search Best of the Web: Black History Month To help teachers and parents celebrate Black History Month, we've collected what we think are some of the "best of the Web." The sites below are fun or educational for young children or a good reference source for teachers. They are also easy to use at home or in the classroom. If you have a site you'd like to recommend for this list, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org Also, be sure to check out our list of favorite books for Black History Month to find more stories to share. National Geographic, The Underground Railroad
Extractions: African American History Month Dr. Carter G. Woodsonan African American author and scholarcreated "Negro History Week" in 1926 to remind all Americans of their ethnic roots and to foster a spirit of togetherness in the United States. Dr. Woodson chose February for this event based on its symbolic natureboth Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln were born in February. This celebration of African American achievement and heritage evolved into a month-long observance known as "Black History Month" in 1976. presentation can be downloaded and tailored to meet your students' specific needs. Corresponding student activities have been provided in PDF format for you to assess your students' understanding of the content. People
Black History Month Resources Library of Congress's exhibition about black history and culture. site, which includesguides to African American studies, civil rights lesson plans, links to http://webinstituteforteachers.org/97/jlyman/default/bhmresources.html
Black History Month: Activities Have students test their knowledge of black history month. Virtual Field Trip blackhistory in Boston http//teachervision.com/lessonplans/lesson-4557.html. http://www.eduplace.com/monthlytheme/february/activities_bhm.html
Curriclinks African Americans; black history lesson plans; black historysites from WisconsinEducational Communications Board; Celebrate African-American history month; http://www.mv.k12.wa.us/madison/lcurriculumlinks.htm
Newspapers In Education black history month The Miami Heralds Newspaper in Education Department hasyou covered for black history month. Daily lesson plans for you and a Website http://nieonline.com/miami/
Extractions: Divisions among nations delay U.S. decision on Iraq Lesson plan from Choices for the 21st Century Education Program A one-period lesson plan focused on a role-play exploring the four Policy Options. Click here to access the lesson plan Miami Current Events Quiz 5 questions each week based on stories in your Miami Herald to spark classroom discussions.