In the ClassroomUse the classroom activities and case studies on this site to supplement the textbooks in a civics class. The Classroom activities section has a search bar that lets users search by both grade and topic, helping narrow the search for materials. Be sure to save this site as a favorite to allow for easy retrieval later on.
In the ClassroomTake advantage of the free lesson plan during a unit on the New Deal/Reconstruction in the South. Be sure to save this one as a favorite to allow for easy retrieval later on.
In the ClassroomUse this lesson plan to add multicultural perspectives to various lessons throughout your US history curriculum. Although intended to be taught separately, these lessons could easily be modified to fit within your pre-determined units, making the content more accurate. Make sure to add this one as a favorite to allow for easy retrieval later on!
In the ClassroomTake advantage of this free lesson plan during a unit on racism and civil rights! Make sure to save this one as a favorite on your classroom computer to allow for easier retrieval later on.
In the ClassroomTake advantage of the free lesson plans hosted on this site! The lesson plans are differentiated by grade level, ranging from k-post secondary. Make sure to save these as a favorite on your classroom desktop.
Grades4 to 12
Grades1 to 12
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In the ClassroomTake advantage of the free lesson plan on this site! Be sure to save as a favorite, allowing you to take advantage of it whenever you need.
Grades4 to 12
In the ClassroomCreate small groups of students. From the menu on the left, click African American History. Under Browse Our Online Encyclopedia assign one of the Entries About...(People, Places, etc.) to each small group. Ask students to choose on topic per student in the group from their Entries About. After reading their encyclopedia entry and taking notes with an online tool like Simplenote, reviewed here, have them share the info they learned with their small group. Tell students to be sure to save the URL to share their notes and questions with you and their peers. Simple note allows you to access and update across all devices. If you have the time, you could then mix the groups up and have them share what they learned with the new group, thus giving students a little more knowledge about a huge topic: African American History.
GradesK to 12
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