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Lesson Plan

Description:

Black history and culture is such a part of the American fabric  and the school curriculum  that it's difficult to imagine a time when that wasn't so. Established as Negro History Week in the 1920s by Carter G. Woodson, February was chosen for the celebration because Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln were born in this month. Extended to a month-long celebration in 1976, Black History Month is an opportunity to emphasize the history and achievements of African Americans. 

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

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