ERIC Number: ED261104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Black History and Culture. Ideas and Activities for Studying.
Stanton, Roland; And Others
This booklet contains information, ideas, and activities to help schools celebrate Black History Week. It is devoted to black achievements in the areas of music, politics, and business with the intention of developing respect for, awareness of, and a sense of the relationship between past and present events in the history of black Americans. There are sections on general black achievements, achievements in music, achievements in politics, and achievements in business. Each section includes facts about important people and events in that field, suggested activities for teachers to initiate in the classroom, and a bibliography. There is also a selection of excerpts from speeches by outstanding orators and champions of equal rights which, it is suggested, students should discuss. The final section is a set of quizzes concerning famous black individuals and black events. The booklet includes listings of birth dates of notable blacks and of magazines, periodicals, and newspapers written for black audiences. (CG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Note: Prepared by the Central Regional Education Center, Knightdale, NC.