Black History Month

February 7, 2018
Looking for engaging activities for Black History Month? Here's a selection of relevant Teachable Moment lessons. Most are appropriate for high school students, and in some cases middle school…
February 28, 2017
Learning Objectives Students will: read or watch the president’s remarks about Frederick Douglass conduct research about Douglass write an essay or letter about what they have learned about…
February 25, 2017
  Introduction or Opening Ceremony   Explain that today we’ll reflect on "LOVE."  Not romantic love or a reciprocal love between personal friends. Instead, we’ll talk about a love that Martin…
February 13, 2017
Preparation To prepare for this lesson:  Make copies for students of this handout about Black History Month Make copies for students of this handout with quotes Preview and prepare for students…
February 7, 2017
Looking for engaging activities for Black History Month? Here's a selection of relevant Teachable Moment lessons. Most are appropriate for high school students, and in some cases middle school…
January 30, 2016
Introduction History has a way of smoothing out the complexities of real life events. The Civil Rights Movement is a good example. What many of us know about that movement today is reduced to a few…
March 20, 2015
Objectives: Students will Share knowledge about women in the civil rights movement Study the work of three relatively unknown women in the civil rights movement Learn about the trajectory of…
February 15, 2015
"I felt like Sojourner Truth was pushing down on one shoulder and Harriet Tubman was pushing down on the other, saying, 'Sit down girl!' I was glued to my seat."    The Montgomery, Alabama,…
February 1, 2015
Question: What Black leader expressed the following? "I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s…
January 16, 2015
Learning Objectives Students will read the 15th Amendment and explain why there was still a need to fight for voting rights in 1965 analyze a primary source document to learn how African Americans…