ERIC Number: ED280925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Black History Month: A Reflection and Recognition of the African American Family (Revised).
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Civil Rights and Intercultural Relations.
Instructional materials for use during Black History Month in elementary and secondary schools are compiled in this booklet. Background information, instructional activities, and resources for classroom use are included for all disciplines. The materials are designed to reflect the relationship between past and present events in African and African American history. Following a foreword, instructor's guide, and chronology of notable African Americans, the booklet is divided into seven sections containing materials on, respectively: General Achievements, Business, Religion, Politics, Music, Math/Science, and Education. Each section consists of four components: (1) an overview (for use as handouts or in-class reading for students; (2) a statement of objectives (to be used by teachers as goals for each unit of instruction); (3) a list of "Facts You Should Know' which provide a chronological perspective of the achievements of African Americans; and (4) instructional activities which may be assigned to students across subject areas. Also, supplemental resources are provided under the headings of Places to Visit, Resources and Magazines, Periodicals, and Newspapers. (KH)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black History, Black Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities
New York State Education Dept., Division of Civil Rights and Intercultural Relations, Room 471 EBA-Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12234 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Civil Rights and Intercultural Relations.
Note: For previous edition, see ED 255 592.