Tomorrow is international peace day, which means... I am doing peace wreathes with the art class !  Similar to this activity, except we will decorate craft sticks "popsicle sticks" and make peace signs by gluing them in the right positions onto the rims of paper plates.  Hope it comes out nice.  http://blog.mpmschoolsupplies.com/4935/peace-wreath-for-black-history-month/

Peace Wreath for Black History Month

M over at Color Me Kinder shared this beautiful peace wreath craft that would be the perfect addition to your plans for Martin Luther King Jr Day or Black History Month. As a collaborative.

Black History Month Feb. 2010 on Dr. Jay's site. In 1926 Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard Ph.D, launched “Negro History Week” in the second week of February.  In 1976 (the 200th birthday of the U.S.), it was extended to the entire month of February to allow for more time to celebrate with various activities and events. Today, DrJays.com will be kicking off BHM with daily tributes to African-American fashion icons – past and present.

In 1926 Dr. Woodson, a Harvard Ph.D, launched “Negro History Week” in the second week of February. In 1976 (the birthday of the U.), it was extended to the entire month of February to all

KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.

This timeline infographic highlights key points in the civil rights movements. The infographic can be used during a variety of civil rights activities as a resource in the grade ELA classes.

Black Inventors; Black History

I didn't know there were so many things invented by black people, especially when slavery was still so present in our society, I'm surprised that they were still given the recognition.

Black History Who Am I? Bingo from La-NetteMark on TeachersNotebook.com -  (39 pages)  - Bingo game for Black History Month

Black History Who Am I? Bingo Game includes 32 pre-made black history bingo cards. This black history resource features 40 historical African American leaders, inventors, and others.

8 Children’s Books for Black History Month

Learn about the world& richest man of all time and much more about African-American history.

Children's Books for teaching tolerance and acceptance.

These are great books to teach our students about differences. This would be very helpful in our lower grade levels when we begin talking about going outside of our neighborhoods and communities to see about how we are all the same, but still different.

Ruby Bridges Writing - Great Black History Month Activity

Ruby Bridges Writing - Great Black History Month Activity

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