K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Students create a daily calendar of events in African American history.
African American, history, calendar, events, time line
Prior to the lesson, make calendar templates on construction paper or tagboard using a ruler and markers or pens. Or make copies of printouts of calendar templates from any computer software calendar program you might have.
The African American Registry
Today in Black History
Black Facts Online (search for daily events)
The Black Market.com Black History Calendar (updated monthly)
African American - Black History Facts
This Day in African-American History Calendar
Extension: Use the students' research to create a daily "Today in Black History" chart for your classroom. On a rotating basis, have students write a new event each day on the chart.
Evaluate students' calendars.
Last updated 02/07/2012