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Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was an influential black man in U.S. history. In this lesson, the historical context is set for students so that they can conduct their own research on Frederick Douglass, using a graphic organizer and multiple sources, before writing an informational essay on him. Ideal for fourth and fifth grade students, this lesson plan not only gives students practice in research and essay-writing skills, it also has them exploring a fascinating part of our country's history.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Worksheet
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
In this worksheet, children read the story of Parks' act of passive resistance, then follow a series of thoughtful prompts to reflect on why the boycott was successful, as well as why it inspired the support of so many people around the United States.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Was Amelia Boynton Robinson?
Who Was Amelia Boynton Robinson?
Lesson Plan
Who Was Amelia Boynton Robinson?
Take your fourth and fifth graders on a deep dive into the civil rights movement with this lesson on Amelia Boynton Robinson. A key activist in the movement, Amelia played a critical role in organizing the Selma to Montgomery march. Your students will read, annotate, and analyze her biography through multiple reads, before discussing the text with their classmates.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Worksheet
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Children learn about three songs that inspired and gave hope to the people who fled slavery via the Underground Railroad, then answer questions about what they have learned.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
African American Poets
African American Poets
Lesson Plan
African American Poets
Students will use a combination of graphic organizers in this lesson plan to learn about famous African American poets and their poetry. They will work in groups to research a famous poet, and choose one of their poems to analyze. Then, they'll share their findings with the class.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Who Am I? African American Musicians
Who Am I? African American Musicians
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Musicians
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important musicians in the African American community.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Bio Poem Template
Bio Poem Template
Worksheet
Bio Poem Template
In this worksheet, children read an example of a bio poem for jazz musician Thelonious Monk, then use the prompt to create a bio poem for a person of their choosing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important historical figures who were activists during the civil rights movement.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
A Misty Copeland Biography
A Misty Copeland Biography
Worksheet
A Misty Copeland Biography
Students will read a biography of Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, and then answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text,
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Poets
Who Am I? African American Poets
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Poets
This worksheet will expose your learners to important poets in the African American community.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Mae Jemison.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important female changemakers in the African American community.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Abolitionists
Who Am I? African American Abolitionists
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Abolitionists
This worksheet, which reads like riddles, will expose your learners to important abolitionists in the African American community.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and  One Lie: Biography Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Whether it’s a poet, inventor, or famous scientist, this worksheet will help learners gather and organize important information.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Greensboro Sit-In
Greensboro Sit-In
Worksheet
Greensboro Sit-In
Children learn about the Sit-In movement in the United States, whereby Americans staged nonviolent sit-ins to protest businesses' racist segregationist policies.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Kid Reporter
Kid Reporter
Activity
Kid Reporter
Honor the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by interviewing someone in your community who lived it.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity