African American Poetry-explore 20th century African American poetry, develop strategies for reading and responding to poetry, and prepare an oral presentation on a favorite African American poet.
Black History Month Activities
Scholastic- Black History Month Activities- Students can read about Rosa Parks, Melba Pattillo, and ten African American men and women and their inventions. They can view an interview with author Christopher Paul Curtis and listen to a history of jazz with Wynton Marsalis, and take a virtual journey on the Underground Railroad.
Presidents: whitehouse.gov- A very cool website about the white house and our president. Take a virtual tour, watch live streams of the president, look inside the white house with virtual tours and learn many facts about our government.