Recommended Books
Lesson 1: Grades 3–4
Lesson 2: Grades 5–6
Lesson 3: Grades 7–Up
Additional Resources
Online Activity Teacher's Guide

Additional Resources

African American Voices
This Web site includes a PreK through 12th grade curriculum focusing on Africa, African Americans, their culture and experiences through curriculum guides and sample lessons.

The African-American Mosaic
The Library of Congress presents this resource guide for the study of African American history and culture including colonization, the abolition of slavery, and migration patterns. These primary resources include maps, images, advertisements, and more.

The Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History
The Encyclopedia Britannica presents this Web site for general black history including an interactive timeline from 1517 to today, articles on a variety of famous men and women, and audio and video clips.

Melba (nee Pattillo) Beals
This is Melba (nee Pattillo) Beals's official Web site with a biography and introduction to her book and speaking topics.

African-American Women Inventors of the Early Twentieth Century
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology presents a short article about African-American women inventors.

Black Inventor Online Museum
Find biographies of African-American inventors by name, by time period, and even by invention.

Jazz for Young People Curriculum Online
Produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center this Web site is a resource for learning about jazz music and history and is geared toward students of all ages and their teachers.

Harlem 1900–1940
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture's online exhibit has information on activism, arts, business, community, sports, writers and intellectuals.

For additional teaching materials and professional books, shop The Teacher Store for Black History Month.