Black History Month: Lesson plans

I realize that many of us don’t celebrate Black History Month. This sistah doesn’t. Lots of wonderful educational resources come out during BHM though. Let’s take advantage of all the great stuff out here!

P.S.- BHM falls in October in the UK.

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Whad’ya Know About Africa
Click the video image above for some humorous but not so funny “people-on-the-street” knowledge about Africa. Whad’ya Know About Africa is sponsored by Teach Africa, the K-12 division of the Africa Society.

View A GIRL LIKE ME, the award winning short film by teenager Keri Davis.
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LESSON PLAN IDEAS
AAAMuseums
Museum websites are  excellent sources for useful lesson plans.  Click on the image above to view various museum sites in the AAAM. Locate additional links for museums in the U.S., Europe, and Africa at
under the MUSEUM tab.

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The Library of Congress pays tribute to African American History Month by featuring numerous primary source documents and photographs from its collection.
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Black History Month Resources
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Access creative and engaging resources and lesson plans for Black History Month and throughout the year by selecting from the numerous tabs and links under the banner at aahistoryk12.com. Join the BLACK HISTORY LESSONS group to add lessons on African and/or African American history and culture. A special feature this month is the website NORTH BY SOUTH, a teacher created project on the Great Migration funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.  READ MORE

Black History Resources for U.S. HISTORY
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View below a sample of some of the resources and website links at
Many of the sites we feature at aahistoryk12.com contain resources and lesson plans for educators.  We also invite you to join aahistoryk12.com. As a member you can add lessons and resources, add comments, or even create your own special topic as a group.

Black History Resources for WORLD HISTORY
View below a sample of some of the resources and website links at aahistoryk12.com for infusion of African History topics into your World History curriculum.

 SOCIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY Black History Resources
Race and Ethnicity is a unit of study in Sociology and Notions of the Self is a topic in Psychology. Click the titles below for  samples of some of the resources and website links at  aahistoryk12.com.

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY Black History Resources
Harlem Renaissance
Migration and Cultural Diffusion are topics in Geography. Click on the topics below for a sample of resources and website links at aahistoryk12.comuseful for Geography classes.

JOIN AAHISTORYK12.COM TODAY
AAHISTORYK12.COM was created a few months ago during the Summer of 2011. My goal in creating AAHISTORYK12.COM is to provide a resource and forum for persons interested in African and African American history and culture.
A major feature of aahistoryk12.com are the pull-down tabs that contain links to numerous websites. Many of these websites contain useful lesson plans for educators &/or parents desiring to expand their child’s knowledge in the areas of African and African American history and culture.

If you find aahistoryk12.com useful consider joining. There are no fees for membership. As a member of aahistoryk12.com you can add content, such as videos and photographs. Members can participate in discussions, comment, join a group and even create a group. As a member you will get Your Own Page through which you can promote a topic, your organization, or business. We only ask that the topic, organization, or business you are promoting relates to African and/or African American history and/or culture.
Help us expand the AAHISTORYK12.COM community by sharing the links and resources on aahistoryk12.com with your friends and colleagues.
Sincerely,

Hassan Robert Adeeb
Standing on the Shoulders of the Ancestors
AAHISTORYK12.COM is a division of AFRICAN AMERICAN POSTERS & PRESENTATIONS (AAPP). AAPP provides classroom tested educational posters and learning charts that utilize the new scholarship in African and African American history and culture.The graphics on our learning charts are selected to engage students. Visit us today at www.aahistoryposters.com.

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