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Black History

Black History Links http://www.kidsdomain.com/kids/links/Black_History.html

Biography links http://www.post-gazette.com/blackhistorymonth/kids.asp

More links and Activities http://www.internet4classrooms.com/black_history.htm

Harriet Tubman http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tubman/tubman.html

Thurgood Marshall http://www.thurgoodmarshall.com/home.htm

Dr. Mae Jemison http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/whos_who_level2/jemison.html

Dr. Condoleeza Rice http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/rice_c.htm

George Washington Carver http://www.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/gwc/bio.html

Jackie Robinson http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers/detail.jsp?playerId=121314

Dr. Ronald McNair http://www.binghamton.edu/mcnair/ronald-mcnair.htm

Three-Way Match: Famous Black Americans
A unique three-way matching activity teaches about famous African Americans.
A Black History Treasure Hunt
Students learn about famous black Americans while polishing their Internet surfing skills. Four different hunts -- for students of all ages. Student work sheets included.
Five Lessons in Black History
Primary source materials teach about Rosa Parks, school integration, and the growth of the African-American population throughout history. Plus: Students create a database/timeline and write a rap about a famous figure in Black History. More!
Lessons to Celebrate Black History Month
Ten innovative activities to help you incorporate the African-American experience into your curriculum all year long.
Langston Hughes Was a Dreamer Too
Learn how Langston Hughes expressed his dreams through poetry. (Grades 2-12)
Now Let Me Fly -- A Black History Reader's Theater Script
Celebrate Black History Month by staging a classroom production of this play. (Grades 3-12)
Celebrating African American History Month
Lesson plans to encourage students to explore the history of African Americans, learn about their struggles, and celebrate their successes.
The Road to Freedom: Using the WWW to Teach About Slavery
These activities will help students trace the journey to freedom and learn about some of the heroes who paved the way. Included: Activities for teaching about slavery across the grades and the curriculum.
Climb Aboard the Underground Railroad T.O.U.R.
An online project for those studying the Underground Railroad. Project coordinators say, "Climb aboard!" You will share, learn, and uncover a bit of America's lost past.
Brown v. Board of Education Celebrates 50 Years
On the fiftieth anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, Education World offers this special lesson planning resource. Included: Links to more than 3 dozen lessons.
An Experiment in Unfair Treatment/Prejudice
Pauline Finlay, who teaches at Holy Trinity Elementary School in Torbay, Newfoundland (Canada), submitted this lesson, which offers a simple experiment to help launch a discussion of unfair treatment and prejudice/bias. (Grades 3-12)
The African American Experience: A Research Quilt
Introduce students to the research process as they construct a quilt square highlighting the achievements of a famous Black American. Share the quilt with your community.
A Mirror Into History
Students create poems about themselves and a famous African American. They will see that they are not so different from the great people of our past and present.
Famous African-American Fabric Portraits
Doris Metcalf, who recently retired from the Florence (Alabama) City Schools, submitted this lesson, in which students create a fabric-portrait exhibit of famous African Americans. (Grades 6-12)
The Amistad Comes to Life!
Activities across the grades and across the curriculum bring to life the story of the revolt on the Amistad.
Habari Gani? -- What's the News?
Learn about Kwanzaa, the world's fastest growing holiday, with these activities and Internet links.
Martin Luther King
Education World presents a special Martin Luther King Day archive page that includes articles, lesson ideas, books, activities, and much more.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Teaches Many Lessons
The life of American hero Martin Luther King, Jr., offers many teaching opportunities. In these lessons, Education World presents cross-curricular and cross-grade lessons teachers can use to share King's life and legacy with students. Included: More than 20 lessons.

Happy Birthday, MLK!
Just in time to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday -- activities across the grades for learning about the life of the famous civil rights leader!

Schools Celebrate Martin Luther King and His Dream
Each January many schools celebrate the life of Martin Luther King by bringing to life his words and his dream. Learn what some schools, including three that bear his name, do to keep the meaning of this holiday foremost in the minds of their students.
Teaching @ Tolerance
Martin Luther King dreamed of a world more tolerant that the one he lived in. These five lessons are designed to teach students about King’s dream of tolerance. Included: Lessons on stereotyping, appreciating differences, recognizing how words can hurt (or heal), and more.

Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T (Lessons) Just for You!
Aretha and Rodney are always talking about respect; now it's Ed World's turn! If your students lack it or could stand to learn more about it, we offer five lessons this week to get them talking and thinking about R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
Outgroup Experiment Reveals Bias, Stereotyping
Marcie Pachter, who teaches at Palm Beach Community College in Lake Worth, Florida, submitted this week's lesson, which includes an activity to let students experience the bias and stereotyping often experienced by people who are different. (Grades 6-12)
Heroic Activities to Celebrate Heroes
Everyone has a hero -- someone to look up to or admire. Education World offers ten lessons to get students thinking about their heroes. Included: Students create a picture book about their heroes, develop holidays honoring their favorite heroes, create memorials for animal heroes, and more.

I Have a Dream
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s words are brought to life in this book from Scholastic Press.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Scavenger Hunt
An Internet scavenger hunt for students in grades 2-6. Use the Web site provided to learn about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Student work sheet included.

Stamp on Black History
A site based on the US Postal Service's collection of Black History-related stamps. Information includes biographies,activities and art.

Books Celebrate Black History
Explore the Black experience with this handful of titles which run the genre gamut from history to biography to poetry.

1001 Postcards Martin Luther King Day Email an electronic postcard to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Personalize and add music to each card.
Amazon.com Cards Black History Month Internet superstore offers a collection of electronic cards that celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month.
Black History
Chicago Public Library Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Features a list of the library's resources regarding Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Check out the FAQs and the related links.
Childfun Themes: Martin Luther King
Greetsomeone.com Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peruse this company's Martin Luther King Jr. Day electronic card offerings. Customize the cards and send them to friends.
Martin Luther King Day Quotes Peruse a collection of statements made by Martin Luther King, Jr. which reveal his spiritual values.
Martin Luther King Day: Ideas For Pre-K Educators  
Time line of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline of the life of Dr. King, complete with a WebQuest and links designed for the primary classroom.
Great Sites for Teaching About the Underground Railroad
Ten Web sites among the best on the Web for teaching about the Underground Railroad.
Black History on the Internet
Explore the best Black History sites for primary, middle, and high school level students. Activity and lesson ideas included!
So You Want to Teach About the Amistad?
Rich curriculum materials are available for teaching across the grades about this pivotal event in American history.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Teaches Many Lessons
The life of American hero Martin Luther King, Jr., offers many teaching opportunities. In these lessons, Education World presents cross-curricular and cross-grade lessons teachers can use to share King's life and legacy with students. Included: More than 20 lessons.

The Road to Freedom: Using the WWW to Teach About Slavery
These activities will help students trace the journey to freedom and learn about some of the heroes who paved the way. Included: Activities for teaching about slavery across the grades and the curriculum.
Famous African-American Fabric Portraits
Doris Metcalf, who recently retired from the Florence (Alabama) City Schools, submitted this lesson, in which students create a fabric-portrait exhibit of famous African Americans. (Grades 6-12)
Three-Way Match: Famous Black Americans
A unique three-way matching activity teaches about famous African Americans. (Grades 4-12)
A Black History Treasure Hunt
Students learn about famous black Americans while polishing their Internet surfing skills. Four different hunts -- for students of all ages. Student work sheets included.
Five Lessons in Black History
Primary source materials teach about Rosa Parks, school integration, and the growth of the African-American population throughout history. Plus: Students create a database/timeline and write a rap about a famous figure in Black History. More!
Activities Celebrate Achievements of African Americans
Activities that reflect the positive impact black Americans have had on our nation's history, including Internet-based activities to celebrate Black History Month.

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 Database Resources
* African-American Culture

Crafts
* Crafts and Activities
* Art-Based Projects


Sounds
* Black History Audio
* History of Jazz
* Black History in Music
* Black History Month Speeches
* Black History Month Video

Recipes
* Sesame Cookies
* Cooking African-American Style
* African Food for Black History Month


Activities
* Crossword Puzzle
* Word Search Puzzle
* Coloring Pages
* Pre-School Activities


Games
* Kool Games
* Online African Games
* Mankala Counting Game
* Black History Month Quiz


Clipart
* Online African Games

A Photomontage of Dr. King in His Own Words

Martin Luther King's words still hold a stunning power and grace more than 30 years after his death in Memphis on April 4, 1968. In honor of the holiday commemorating King's birthday, TIME.com presents a gallery of photographs by famed civil rights movement photographer Flip Schulke, accompanied by King's own words on nonviolence, race and his dream for the future of America.

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