Black History Month
Explore articles and videos of some of the most prominent African Americans in politics, the arts, law, science and sports who have made Black History what it is today.
Canadian content with lessons, activities, etc.
ETFO’s latest project, the 365 Black Canadian Curriculum, is part of a compilation of equity resources for elementary educators. These resources, which support Black Canadian history in Ontario schools on a daily basis, include: a calendar; primary, junior and intermediate lesson plans; a workshop for staff; and a poster. With this resource, educators will have historically factual information to support the learning of issues concerning race and discrimination, while ensuring safe learning environments for students to discuss these topics in a respectful and reflective manner, while also exploring the realities of Black Canadians.
The Black History in Canada Education Guide explores seminal events and personalities in Black Canadian history through engaging discussion and interactive activities. This innovative bilingual tool contains updated revisions from the original Guide, which was created in 2010.
In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington to nearly a quarter million people. None of it would have been possible without the march's chief organizer – a man named Bayard Rustin. Christina Greer details his life of advocacy as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, and the challenges he faced as an openly gay black man. [Directed by Anton Bogaty, narrated by Christina Greer, music by Bamm Bamm Wolfgang].
Short Canadian films
To celebrate the history of Black Canadians, we’ve selected a group of NFB films that portray the multi-layered lived experience of Canada’s diverse Black communities. The incredible stories of strength, courage and perseverance in the face of adversity that these films present are not often found in mainstream history books.
This is a great video that can inspire many great conversations in multiple different grades. If you are looking for a corresponding lesson/activity see the link below : "New Ways to Have Old Conversations: Teaching Black History."
These Labels were Made Up to Divide us. I am not black, you are not white. Drop the labels.
By Fatima Ahmed
This resources includes a collection of lessons/activities - including a lesson relating to the video above " I am NOT Black, You are NOT White."
New Ways to Have Old Conversations: Teaching Black History
Once upon a time, there was a man named Martin Luther King, Jr. He taught us that things won't always be awesome, but your response can be. Remember, things ...
Another collection of great Black Americans. This hyperdoc includes videos and links to articles. NOTE: Not all articles are accessible.
Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.
This hyperdoc provides activities, videos, quizzes and articles related to many influential Black individuals - one for each day of the month.
Black History Month calendar of daily activities. Famous people include Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Muhammad Ali, Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, Fredrick Douglas, Langston Hughes, Ruby Bridges, Martin Luther King Jr., Katherine Johnson, Claudette Colvin, Jackie Robinson, Jesse Owens, Benjamin Banneker, and many more. Created by : Randi Merritt.
Great opportunity to incorporate coding into Black History learning.
imani and jades project on Scratch by fpms - An example of using Scratch for Biographical writing.
This resource provides PBS learning links to videos and support materials.
Celebrate Black History Month by highlighting the African American artists, educators, icons, and influential leaders that have impacted our nation's hi