ERIC Number: ED402390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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African Americans Who Made a Difference. 15 Plays for the Classroom.
These easy-to-read classroom plays are about 15 African American men and women in a variety of vocations. The plays are designed to enhance the curriculum and to make social studies come alive for the student as they bolster language-arts teaching. Each play includes a Teacher's Guide that contains some quotes from the featured person and a brief biography. A bibliography lists age-appropriate titles to help children learn more about these people. The guide ends with activities designed to strengthen students' thinking, oral, writing, and research skills. The plays are about: (1) Alvin Ailey, Jr.; (2) Romare Bearden; (3) George Washington Carver; (4) Shirley Chisholm; (5) Frederick Douglass; (6) Langston Hughes; (7) Martin Luther King, Jr.; (8) Thurgood Marshall; (9) Rosa Parks; (10) Jackie Robinson; (11) Sojourner Truth; (12) Harriet Tubman; (13) Ida B. Wells-Barnett; (14) Phillis Wheatley; and (15) Malcolm X. (SLD)
Descriptors: Biographies, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Enrichment, Drama, Elementary Education, Multicultural Education, Teaching Methods
Scholastic Professional Books, P.O. Box 7502, Jefferson City, MO 65102; phone: (800) 325-6149.
Publication Type: Books; Creative Works; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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