Social Studies

African American Stories: Juneteenth Story and Flag Craft

Come hear the story of how Juneteenth came to be, how it's celebrated and what it means to the descendants of enslaved people in the United States. We will end the class with a short craft, the making of your own Juneteenth flag to hang.
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45 minutes

per class

Meets once

5-10

year olds

3-18

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per learner

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Description

Class Experience

1. The history of Juneteenth.
2. How it is celebrated today
3. How to make your own Juneteenth flag
I have been celebrating Juneteenth as an African-American for over 20+ years.
none
Not required but a nice to have for young learners.
Books about Juneteenth that will make a great addition to your home collection:
Juneteenth For Mazie by Floyd Cooper
All Different Now: Juneteenth, The First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson
Another wonderful book that contains more facts is: Juneteenth, A Celebration of Freedom by Charles A. Taylor 

Needed:
Craft:
The colors of the flag are Blue, Red, and White.
If students use construction paper, they will need one color of each, scissors, and a glue stick.

Students may also decide to color or paint a flag, in which case they would need white paper, and either crayons, colored pencils or paints in the above colors.
Students will share their completed flags with the group
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Alycia Wright, M.EdAlycia Wright, M.Ed
1451 total reviews
566 completed classes

About Me

I am an experienced and licensed educator of over ten years. My expertise is in reading, comprehension and phonetic training. I have certifications in Exceptional Education, Gifted Education and Instructional Technology.  I enjoy teaching many... 
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