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African American Black History Month - Unit for the Whole Month- Grades 2, 3, 4

African American Black History Month - Unit for the Whole Month- Grades 2, 3, 4

This complete African American/Black History unit is perfect to take the pain out of your planning for the whole month of February. This over 200 page download includes: Classroom Posters 25 Reading Passages for Famous African Americans Why do we Celebrate Black History Reading Passage Comprehension for each reading passage/famous figure An activity for each reading passage/famous figure Famous African Americans Student Book Interactive Notebook Pages Word Search Social Medial Profile Venn Diagram KWL

By ashleybrennan

Native American Tribes Wordsearch Indians Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Native American Tribes Wordsearch Indians Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Native American Tribes'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Civil Rights Who contributed the most to Civil Rights, Kennedy or Johnson?

Civil Rights Who contributed the most to Civil Rights, Kennedy or Johnson?

Who contributed the most to Civil Rights, Kennedy or Johnson? LO: To explain the contribution of JFK and LBJ to African American Civil Rights. LO: To build an argument using evidence to argue for which President contributed the most to Civil Rights. Know the role of Kennedy and Johnson for Civil Rights. Be able to explain and compare the actions of both Presidents on Civil Rights of African Americans. Begin to consider and make a judgement of which President had more of a beneficial role for Civil Rights within the framework of different factors.

By W17

Civil Rights Martin Luther King and Malcolm X through Historians views

Civil Rights Martin Luther King and Malcolm X through Historians views

How have Historians identified the contributions by Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X to the Civil Rights Movement? LO: Explain the contributions made by MLK and MX in context of past leaders. LO: To assess Historian’s assessments of MLK and MX contribution to the Civil Rights movement, and then form a judgement . Know what contribution was made to Civil Rights by Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. Be able to compare and contrast the approaches of both leaders. Begin to use Historian’s arguments to create a judgement about the similarities of the contribution made by Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X to Civil Rights.

By W17

Civil Rights What happened during the Civil Rights Movement 1955-63

Civil Rights What happened during the Civil Rights Movement 1955-63

What happened during the Civil Rights Movement between 1955-63? LO: Able to independently research the three different stages of the Civil Rights Movement between 1955-63. LO: To explain and identify examples of continuity and change within these events. Know what key events took place during the Civil Rights Movement between 1955-63. Be able to research and explain events from different stages of the Civil Rights Movement, to then explain and identify continuity and change. Begin to use Historian’s opinions of the key events alongside own research to identify common themes of continuity and change across the whole time period.

By W17

Civil Rights To what extent can the Brown decision be seen as a turning point?

Civil Rights To what extent can the Brown decision be seen as a turning point?

To what extent can the Brown decision be seen as a turning point in the campaign for African American Civil Rights? LO: Able to explain the importance of the Brown V. Board of Education Supreme Court Case to African American Civil Rights. LO: To use primary sources to form a judgement if the decision was a turning point. Know what the Brown V. Board of Education Supreme Court case was. Be able to explain the debate of the extent to which the case was a turning point using Primary Source to support an argument. Begin to make a judgement which will form a response to an essay question looking at the extent to which this Supreme Court case was a turning point.

By W17

Civil Rights Second World War and Cold War

Civil Rights Second World War and Cold War

Which aspect this period had the greatest impact on improving Civil Rights for African Americans between 1941-1960? Know the three different impacts on Civil Rights between 1941-1960. Be able to explain each impact and argue for one impact to be the greatest compared to the other two impacts. Begin to come to a written and comparative judgment of which is the most important impact which is supported by evidence and a Historian's opinion.

By W17

Civil Rights In the Roaring Twenties and through the Depression.

Civil Rights In the Roaring Twenties and through the Depression.

How did cultural and political influences effect the development of African American Civil Rights between 1920-41? LO: Able to explain the geopolitics aspects of Continuity and Change within Civil Rights during the 1920s. LO: To evaluate two different extracts of Historians to explain FDR’s New Deal. Know the combination of persecution and progress in the 1920s. Be able to compare the continuity and change of African American’s Civil Rights of the 1920s through key factors. Begin to use Historian’s extracts to explain the impact of the President Roosevelt's policy of the New Deal on African Americans Civil Rights.

By W17

Civil Rights Who's contribution was the most important between 1880-1920?

Civil Rights Who's contribution was the most important between 1880-1920?

Who’s contribution was the most important for the development of African American’s Civil Rights between the 1880s to 1920s? LO: Be able to explain and sympathies with the increasing restrictions on African American Civil Rights between 1880s-1920s. LO: To research the role of 6 key individuals and judge their contributions to Civil Rights. Know what restrictions to Civil Rights were taking place between 1880s-1920s. Be able to explain the role of 6 key individuals and their contribution to African Americans Civil Rights in this period. Begin to make a judgement of who made the most effective contribution.

By W17

Civil Rights Which aspect of the Gilded Aged restricted Civil Rights?

Civil Rights Which aspect of the Gilded Aged restricted Civil Rights?

Which aspect of the Gilded Age (1875-96) restricted Civil Rights of African Americans the most? LO: Able to explain the restrictions to Civil Rights caused by Jim Crow Laws and the Separate but Equal doctrine. LO: To make a comparison judgment using source of which restricted the most. Know what Jim Crow Laws and the Separate but Equal doctrine was. Be able to explain how both aspect restricted Civil Rights. Begin to compare both aspects through the use of Primary Sources to practice the skills of using Primary Source material to justify an argument.

By W17

Civil Rights How far gained Civil Rights by the end of Reconstruction?

Civil Rights How far gained Civil Rights by the end of Reconstruction?

How far had Civil Rights for African Americans been gained by the end of the Reconstruction period? LO: Able to explain Reconstruction’s end through a Primary Source. LO: To begin to plan and research a response to an essay question looking at how far Civil Rights had been gained. Know how the Reconstruction Period (1865-77) ended. Be able to examine the collapse of the Reconstruction Period through a Primary source. Begin to plan and research an essay which answers this lesson’s key question by considering how far Civil Rights for African Americans had been gained.

By W17