365 Days of
K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Students create a daily calendar of events in African American history.
create or modify a calendar template,
research events in African American history,
write one event for each day of the year on a calendar.
African American, history, calendar, events, time line
different colored construction paper or tagboard (at least 9 inches by 12 inches) or copies of printouts from calendar templates on a computer software program
markers or pens
computers with Internet access or printouts from one or more of the sites noted in the lesson
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.
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.
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Last updated 02/07/2012