This lesson will analyze African American folktales, songs, and hymns that existed during the time of slavery.
Students will present end results of their research on the end of slavery in the Western hemisphere at a Juneteenth end of school year celebration.
This lesson uses the book Meet Addy by Connie Porter to teach the characteristics of historical fiction, making inferences and using visualization, and Civil War history.
Using the picture book Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, students create a problems/solutions/events chart to help them understand the relationships between Clara’s problems and how she solves them.
Students listen to an African American folk tale and draw pictures to illustrate the story.