Featured Sites: Week of Jan 26, 2020

 

They Had a Dream Too - TeachersFirst
Grades
1 to 4
They had a Dream Too is a unit on overcoming obstacles for grades K-4. It offers profiles of several dozen famous people and asks students to research how one of ...
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Black History Resources - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
These reviewed resources from the TeacherFirst database include teaching ideas, research material, and interactive sites for studying Black History in all grades. ...
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Race Bridges for Schools - Race Bridges for Schools
Grades
3 to 12
This is a teacher and professional resource containing lesson plans and links for promoting diversity and addressing racial divides. This site contains excellent lesson plans on diversity,...
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A Class Divided - Frontline/PBS-WGBH Educational Foundation
Grades
6 to 12
This is one of the most requested programs for effectively conveying the reality of discrimination, what it feels like, and how it can change a person. Frontline, the PBS news-magazine...
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The Brown Bookshelf - Paula Chase-Hyman
Grades
K to 12
The Brown Bookshelf features literature for young readers written by and featuring people of color. View archives going back to 2007 to find book reviews, author's chats, and some videos...
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Enslaved Africans - Our Truth - International Slavery Museum, Liverpool England
Grades
7 to 12
Follow the stories of four African slaves as they were taken on board a transatlantic slave ship in 1780. Begin as you meet your guides from four different tribes. Choose ...
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The HistoryMakers - The HistoryMakers
Grades
6 to 12
The HistoryMakers offers an incredibly rich and deep collection of biographies and oral histories of 2000 African Americans who have made history in their respective fields. The database...
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Created Equal - National Endowment for the Humanities
Grades
9 to 12
Four documentary films related to the Civil Rights Movement, available to stream either in part or in their entirety, form the centerpiece of this effort from the National Endowment...
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Visualizing Emancipation - The University of Richmond
Grades
9 to 12
Visualizing Emancipation is a map based resource that presents the date and place of hundreds of discrete events, documents, and artifacts across the period 1861-1865 all of which relate...
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Black History Month Resources - PBS
Grades
K to 12
Commemorate Black History Month with 20 lesson plans and resources covering a variety of topics including racial discrimination, civil rights, and discussions about race in current...
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Making a Change: The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement - NewseumED
Grades
8 to 12
Explore how the First Amendment influenced the Civil Rights Movement through this collection of resources from Newseum. The collection includes three teaching units with topics of Historical...
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection Stories - National Museum of African American History and Culture
Grades
4 to 12
These Collection Stories look at the personal feelings and interpretation of the objects staff members have cataloged in the Museum. These stunning short stories focus on items from...
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Civil Rights History Project - National Museum of African American History and Culture
Grades
6 to 12
The Civil Rights History Project provides the personal stories of Civil Rights activists from the 1950's and 1960's through video interviews. Each interview also includes a written...
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Virtual Learning Journey: Civil Rights Movement - Georgia Public Broadcasting & Georgia Department of Education
Grades
5 to 12
Transport learners back to the time of the Civil Rights Movement through a virtual learning experience. Listen to firsthand accounts, watch 14 videos, and explore many primary source...
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