google-site-verification=_AyRPvVpVTlkA4OSLOYs38MFpDU3qMUoVeCKEhSwMT4 Free Printable Lesson Plans: Free Printable Nelson Mandela Day Lesson Plans and Black History Month Activities

Free Printable Nelson Mandela Day Lesson Plans and Black History Month Activities

July 18 is Nelson Mandela Day. In the US, Black History Month is observed in February. Here are free printable Black History Month lesson plans to use in Nelson Mandela Day observances. Teach children about this hero.

To get lessons, visit Shmoop. There are 25-plus pieces of content available free on Black History Month. You'll find lessons on:
  Slavery
 
  Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance
 
  Jim Crow
 
  Civil Rights
 
  Desegregation
 
  "Black Power"
 
  Famous court cases impacting slavery, integration and civil rights
 
  Race issues in US wars: Revolutionary, Civil, WWII
 
  Ku Klux Klan and racial tensions
 
  Civil War
 
  Abolition
 
  Antebellum America
 
  Reconstruction
 
  FDR's New Deal
 
  Race in music history: jazz, blues, rock & roll
 
  Desegregation in schools, sports
 
  Woolworth lunch counter and bus boycotts

  Apartheid

There are teaching guides for poetry and books of Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Phillis Wheatley, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Richard Wright, Lorraine Hansberry, Fredrick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mark Twain and Harper Lee. Read on.



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