Grade: Middle

#3674. African American Historian

Social Studies, level: Middle
Posted Mon Feb 13 15:39:54 PST 2006 by Brad Blackston (
Easley High School, Easley, U.S.
Materials Required: pen, note cards, internet ready computer
Activity Time: 4 hrs
Concepts Taught: docuement sources, create power point

Internet Lesson Plan -- Brad Blackston, Easley High School

African American Project

Objective: The student will be able to use the web to find information on a Famous African American Historian and create a power point presentation.

Materials: Paper, Pen, Internet ready computer, Rubric, note cards


1.Give students rubric on how assignment will be graded, and go over the requirements.

2.Give students a list of famous African Americans to choose from.
Ex. Martin Luther King Jr.

3.Explain assignment:
a.Minimum of 10 slides
b.Minimum of 5 illustrations
c.List of accomplishments
d.Explanation why African American deserves recognition
e.Oral presentation

4.Allow students four class periods to search the internet and create a power point.

***Monitor what they are looking at to make sure they stay on task****