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Black History Month Themed Teaching Playlists

These Black History Month themed lesson plans will help students of all ages celebrate and learn black history in a unique and interdisciplinary way, focusing on infamous people and historical events that aren’t taught often in schools.

This Little Light: Youth in Civil Rights

With this playlist of blended resources, inspire students to think critically about how their own actions can contribute to a more equitable future.

For Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Remixing With Romare

Using artwork from Romare Bearden, students will gain a perspective of its historical context while crafting their own narratives with their imaginations.

For Grades K-2

teaching the bill of rights excerpt from constitution on crinkled brown paper with flag in the background

Beauty, Barons, and Bar Graphs

Madam C.J. Walker and Annie Turnbo Malone ignited the market for black hair care. These women will revolutionize your lesson plan for math.

For Grades 3-5

The Dark Ships Move

This interdisciplinary playlist contains resources to help students understand the historical significance of the transatlantic slave trade's Middle Passage.

For Grades 6-8

Our Town: Early Black Settlements

These resources will help you share the rise and fall of early black meccas like Oklahoma’s Black Wall Street and New York City’s Seneca Village.

For Grades 6-8

The Immortal Cells of Henrietta Lacks

Teach students about the medical importance of Henrietta Lacks's cell research, while touching on other themes.

For Grades 9-12