Black History Month

Personal Reflections on the Poetry of Maya Angelou – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will watch and read Maya Angelou’s poem, “On the Pulse of Morning,” then analyze and reflect on the words of this Renaissance woman. Continue reading

New York Times runs never-before-published photos for Black History Month

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The New York Times has published a collection of never-before-seen photographs that help fill in the overall portrait of African-American culture and history. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Six murals tell the story of La Amistad and the African slave trade

Lesson Plan

On a moonless night in July 1839, several enslaved Africans unshackled themselves and crept up to the deck of La Amistad where they attacked and killed all but two of their captors. In this lesson, students will learn the story of Amistad through videos and six murals by Hale Woodruff, an artist eager to use his skills to create social change. Continue reading

Black History Month teaching resources

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Celebrate Black History Month in your classroom this February with 17 lesson plans and resources that cover topics ranging from important civil rights anniversaries to…read more

The Goals of the March on Washington – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject Social Studies, English Estimate Time Two 45-minute class periods Grade Level Middle School and High School Essential Question Given the objectives of the March…read more

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