Lesson Plan

10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month

GRADE LEVEL: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

COMMON CORE STANDARDS: Reading, Writing, Language, Speaking and Listening

As we celebrate and commemorate Black History Month, it is important to engage students in activities that get them to think broadly and critically about the Black experience in all of its complexity. Instruction should incorporate history, point of view, politics, struggle, first-person experience, art, literature and data. This resource includes ten ideas for teaching about Black History Month.

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