Grade 6-8 – The History of South Africa and Apartheid

Grade 6-8 – The History of South Africa and Apartheid

Use latitude and longitude coordinates to understand the relationship between people and places on the Earth.Use a map to identify… Continue reading Grade 6-8 – The History of South Africa and Apartheid


Grade 11-12 – “The Danger of a Single Story”

Grade 11-12 – “The Danger of a Single Story”

In this lesson, students will explore the Ted Talk “The Danger of a Single Story” (2009) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie… Continue reading Grade 11-12 – “The Danger of a Single Story”


Grade 11-12 – A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

Grade 11-12 – A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

Students will study the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, exploring the connection between theme and technique… Continue reading Grade 11-12 – A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry


Grade 9-12 – The Divine Nine: African American Fraternities and Sororities

Grade 9-12 – The Divine Nine: African American Fraternities and Sororities

Students will learn about the history and purpose of African American fraternities and sororities and their role in the community.… Continue reading Grade 9-12 – The Divine Nine: African American Fraternities and Sororities


Grade 9-12 – Folklore and Zora Neale Hurston

Grade 9-12 – Folklore and Zora Neale Hurston

Examine key events and people in Florida history as they relate to United States history.          … Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Folklore and Zora Neale Hurston


Grade 9-10 – “Letter From Birmingham Jail”

Grade 9-10 – “Letter From Birmingham Jail”

Students will analyze the argument of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. regarding defense of his action against segregation in Birmingham,… Continue reading Grade 9-10 – “Letter From Birmingham Jail”


Grade 8 – Juneteenth

Grade 8 – Juneteenth

Students will learn the history and purpose of Juneteenth. This lesson would be included in a unit on the Civil… Continue reading Grade 8 – Juneteenth


Grade 8 – Harlem Renaissance Poetry: Origin, Ideas, & Legacy

Grade 8 – Harlem Renaissance Poetry: Origin, Ideas, & Legacy

Students will explore the poetry of the Harlem Renaissance: its origin, ideas, and legacy through writing and discussion.    … Continue reading Grade 8 – Harlem Renaissance Poetry: Origin, Ideas, & Legacy


Grade 6-8 – African Diaspora and Travel Brochure

Grade 6-8 – African Diaspora and Travel Brochure

In this lesson, students will differentiate between continents, regions, countries, and cities in order to understand the complexities of regions… Continue reading Grade 6-8 – African Diaspora and Travel Brochure


Grade 6-8 – African American Women’s Contributions – Student Research

Grade 6-8 – African American Women’s Contributions – Student Research

Students will learn about the contributions of African American women to society by engaging in research and collaborative discussion.  … Continue reading Grade 6-8 – African American Women’s Contributions – Student Research