Grade: all
Subject: other

#378. African American History

other, level: all
Posted Sat Apr 4 10:51:56 PST 1998 by Patricia Ford (
Miami Norland Senior High School, Miami, Florida
Materials Required: sixty lttle known facts about Afrcan American History
Activity Time: One hour to nine weeks
Concepts Taught: using reseach skills

Develop a list of 60 questions that relate to African/African American Studies. Check with your school's librarian to make sure that the materials re available or assign students to use the public library(ies) in their communities.

Using research skills, students must use print and non-print materials to locate answers to the questions. The time period can be determined by the teacher.

Have students document each answer using complete statements and indicating the print or non-print resource used. Encourage internet use.

Completed projects can be displayed for parent activities or for showcsing in the media center.

Finally,have students study the answers they have found and divide them into teams and have a brain bowl competition from the knowledge they have gained.

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