It’s almost time to say goodbye February, hello March! Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day have come and gone, however Black History Month is still in full swing!
Here are 5 fun and easy teacher-tested ideas to help you teach your students during Black History Month.
- Have your students select an influential person related to Black History and represent them to the class. (2012’s theme is “Black Women in American Culture and History”)
- Write a play about women who influenced the abolition movement.
- Integrate tidbits about black history and culture into every subject you teach.
- Select art by influential black artists and use the pictures to decorate your classroom.
- Write rhythmic songs that mimic the music movement in black history.
Do you have a favorite Black History Month activity or lesson that would like to share?