Black History Month Resources for the Classroom

By PBS NewsHour Extra
February 21, 2017

This compilation brings together 20 lesson plans and resources created by PBS NewsHour Extra to help teachers quickly find high-quality materials for any classroom to engage in authentic student-driven learning about Black History Month. Topics include historical civil rights events and current events. They include descriptions of the targeted grade-level, materials needed, national standards covered, and specific instructions to run the activities. Many feature video clips to spark thought and conversation around difficult issues.

This compilation of resources puts a wealth of lessons at teacher’s fingertips, and are useful beyond the context of Black History Month.

Source Organization: PBS NewsHour Extra

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