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Black Americans: Past and Present. Contributions to American Life.
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
This guide is intended for use as part of a cross-cultural, multi-ethnic approach to curriculum in the elementary school. It is hoped that this approach will enable teachers to guide pupils in developing a better understanding of the impact of black contributions on the total American culture. The guide attempts to support such efforts by: 1) introducing black people who have made contributions to the American way of life; 2) identifying the cultural significance of their contributions or historical events in which they were involved; and, 3) providing a list of biographical multimedia materials. It may also serve to help teachers motivate pupils by establishing the groundwork for new experiences and insights. There are eight major components to the guide: 1) suggestions for using the guide; 2) suggested activities; 3) areas of contributions and names of contributors; 4) three units--Negroes in Early American History; Individual Recognition and Achievement; and Protest and Progress (the units contain no narrative, rather they consist of charts of events and personalities, and matching suggested resources); 5) Appendix A, White Americans who Contributed to Negro Advancement; 6) Appendix B. Examples of Suggested Activities, providing descriptions of specific activities that represent the categories mentioned in Section 2, above; 7) Bibliography; and, 8) Index. ED 048 029 is related. (Author/AWW)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.