January 9, 2012

Topic Exploration Lesson

Who Can I Learn From?

The goal of this lesson is to give 4th grade students the opportunity to explore topics (people) to learn about during Black History Month.

1. Ask who students are familiar with
2. Show students their My Favorite Things web from previous week
3. Ask - are you visual or not?
3. Explain the task: TSW explore 2 resources - Portrait Gallery and SIRS Discoverer
Students will use a graphic organizer to record names and things of interest of (at least) 3 people)

    Library of Congress Digital Collections

    Names of Famous African-Americans

    Ralph Abernathy
    Charles Diggs, Jr.
    Thurgood Marshall

    Carl Stokes
    Emmett Till