Ch 5: Black History Month Lesson Plans & Resources

About This Chapter

Make your lesson planning process simple as you prepare to teach your students all about Black History Month. This chapter is filled with engaging and informative teacher resources you can use to enhance your curriculum and improve learning outcomes for your students.

Black History Month Lesson Plans & Resources - Chapter Summary

If you are preparing curriculum that includes lessons for Black History Month, explore this chapter to enjoy fantastic lesson planning assistance. We offer resources that help you to lead thought-provoking discussions, provide students with homework assignments, implement fun activities in the classroom and more. Black History Month teacher resources available in this chapter include the following:

  • Art project and activity ideas
  • Elementary school project ideas
  • Lesson plan and craft ideas
  • Essay topics

All of our Black History Month teacher resources are available in one convenient location, significantly reducing the amount of research you need to conduct when planning your curriculum. Around-the-clock mobile access to these resources allows you to plan lessons anytime and in any location with an Internet connection.

How It Helps

  • Assignments: Offers access to a variety of essay topic ideas you can use as classroom or homework assignments for students.
  • Activities and crafts: Provides ideas for activities and crafts focused on black history and Black History Month art.
  • Project ideas: Offers project ideas you can provide to help your elementary students develop a quality understanding of black history.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning Black History Month lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific black history topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your Black History Month class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related black history lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important Black History Month concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant black history-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Black History Month Lesson Plans & Resources
Black History Month Lesson Plan

1. Black History Month Lesson Plan

Teaching students about black history? Use this lesson plan to explore the experiences of African Americans' journey and history. Finish up with a fun research project.

Black History Projects for Elementary Students

2. Black History Projects for Elementary Students

Learning about black history is important for all students regardless of their racial identity. This lesson gives you some ideas for black history projects you can do with elementary students.

Black History Month Art: Ideas Projects & Activities

3. Black History Month Art: Ideas Projects & Activities

As you begin your Black History Month lessons, it will be important to incorporate art. This lesson includes art activities for your classroom that will have students making sculptures, painting, and working with collages.

Black History Craft Ideas

4. Black History Craft Ideas

Black history can come alive for more students if you incorporate crafts that illustrate important themes and concepts. The crafts in this lesson will help you engage students in critical and meaningful work, making black history memorable and engaging.

Black History Month Essay Topics

5. Black History Month Essay Topics

Black History Month offers an important chance to help students engage in learning and reflection. This lesson offers some essay topics designed to get students thinking about black history.

Black History in America Essay Topics

6. Black History in America Essay Topics

Studying black history is an important way for many students to build their identity and understand the nature of race and race relations in the United States. The essay topics in this lesson will help your students think deeply about black history.

Black Power Movement Essay Questions

7. Black Power Movement Essay Questions

The Black Power Movement played a defining role in racial justice and race relations in the United States. This lesson offers a series of engaging questions designed to provoke your students' critical thinking about the movement.

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