African-American History Month

Resources & Ideas

So many resources, so little time!

The Technology Committee has compiled a small collection of resources to help you and your students celebrate African American History Month. An very interesting site that tells little known facts can be found here PBS. Did you know that Betty Boop was inspired by a Black jazz singer from Harlem named Esther Jones?

Is it fair?

A great lesson plan geared towards grades k - 2 from Teachnology.
Overview and Purpose: Students understand the concept of fair and unfair. In this activity, they extend that understanding to realize that people of different skin color have been treated unfairly throughout American history.

13 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

From Scholastic these activities explore exceptional African American achievements with these cross-curricular activities.

Celebrate Black History Month

From Education World, a wide collection of activities and lesson plans. Integrate these ideas into your upcoming lessons!

Integrating African-American Culture & History into Your Curriculum

NEA has compiled a great list of sites to help you integrate Black History Month into your classroom. They offer a selection of lesson plans that cover a variety subjects and that can be adapted to fit grades K-5.