Social Studies

Unsung Heroes in Black History

This is a one time course where students will learn about 3 important African Americans (Henrietta Lacks, Maulana Karenga, and Lonnie Johnson) and what they have done to impact the world we live in today.
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2 reviews for this class
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Class

55 minutes

per class

Meets once

7-10

year olds

3-9

learners per class

per learner

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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn about important figures in African American history. Some may still be alive today!
My relevant experience for teaching this topic are that I have taken 3 courses from Grand Valley State university as well as am a part of the culture upon which I am teaching. I am an African American female that has been trained and taught post secondary to teach as well as experience what I am teaching. I have studied this topic for over 25 years. 
There will not be any homework assigned for this course.
Paper of your choice and a writing utensil or color pencils/markers.
There will not be an assessment 
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Sources will come from: The African American Holiday of Kwanzaa by Maulana Karenga, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot,  and Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super Soaking Stream by Chris Barton. I will also use media from: Biography.com, blackpast.org, and history.com. 

Teacher

Ms. B
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
K-8 school Certified school Teacher
2 total reviews
2 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a certified elementary teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience in upper elementary (3rd-5th). I have also been an interventionist (math and reading), have attended numerous math conferences (Mathnasium, GoMath, Imagine Math,... 
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