A Star Gives Light
A Star Gives Light: Seventh-day Adventist African American Heritage is the first resource of its kind designed to introduce K-12 schools to the very important role played by Blacks in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Realizing the magnitude...
About.com African American History Primary Texts
About.com's collection of primary texts including state Black Codes, slave law, negro spirituals, and many personal accounts of historical events.
The inspirational story of "Johnny" Johnson. Though he wore the uniform and defended his country abroad, at home Johnny faced the humiliation of segregation and bore the pain of Jim Crowism. Yet, while others cursed, Johnny prayed. And when others...
Cobblestone Publishing Website
Cobblestone publishes seven magazines for young readers, ranging from preschool to eighth grade. Topics include science, social studies, California history, geography, African-American history. Links from page to each magazine, order information online. They...
Grade 4-Grade 9
Footsteps is a magazine of African-American history for readers ages 9-14. It is written with a lively, readable style, enriched with great photos and art, contests, time lines, maps, recipes, project suggestions and more. Plenty of cross-curricular activities...
Grade 3-Grade 8
"They were not citizens; they were slaves. They were not supposed to be knowledgeable; yet they were creative. Who were they? African American Innovators! This unit will explore the contributions these unique men and women have made to improve the lives of people in their time and in today's society."
JAE: Of Interest to Teachers
This column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Ideal Content of High School Presented by U.S. Education Secretary; Changes Foreseen in Job Training by Year 2000; Early Semester Calendar Gains Popularity; Saving...
This website features the history of negro spirituals, the singers, the songs themselves, and composers such as Charles A. Tindley, Harry Burleigh, Robert Nathaniel Dett, John Rosamond Johnson, Edward Boatner, Thomas A. Dorsey (not the Tommy Dorsey from the...
Racial identity and academic achievement in African Americans
The purpose of this study was to test a resiliency model of academic achievement among African American college students. Using Brofenbrenner's (1986) ecological model as a theoretical framework, it was expected that microsystem environmental factors (parental...
Slave Narratives and Spirituals Unit
Grade 10-Grade 12
"Slave Narratives and Spirituals: A brief exploration of two methods
of communication by African slaves
in the mid-1800s is an interdisciplinary unit for the 11th and 12th grade that incorporates elements from American...
Stories that Teach - Black Christian Perspective of Life Lessons
Grade 5-Grade 8
Read stories that originated in the African, African American, and Caribbean cultures. Unit activities include ideas on ways to use the stories for various purposes.
The Life and Times of Sojourner Truth - An Interdisciplinary Unit
Grade 1-Grade 4
"This unit will provide a historical perspective of the plight of slaves, through the life of Sojourner Truth. Students will develop a clearer understanding of the importance of forgiveness. In spite of the inequality that we may face in life, God expects...