The African American experience is one all Americans ought to understand, but parents often just don& know where to begin. Embrace these children& books for Black History Month, which focus on not just history but also the African-American experience.
Civil Rights Timeline Infographic: I would use this pin as a poster in my classroom. I think that it is a great and resource for students to refer to during a civil rights unit. I think it is also a great example of how to design a timeline.
Celebrate Black History Month by study African American inventors. Garrett Morgan invented the traffic light. Let your students make traffic light cookies and then write a "how to" afterwards. Parent note asking for supplies is also included in this p
"Black history doesn’t have to be constrained to a single month- these pictures books are engaging, have great illustrations and stories, and introduce kids to important figures (women and men!) in our history that are often neglected in class"
Picture Book Biographies of African-American Women