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The Handy African American History Answer Book is organized chronologically with chapters on biographical figures and history making events in the areas of Civil rights, entertainment, the arts, business, religion, science, sports, and more. The easy-to-browse Q-and-A format is highly readable, featuring header questions with bolded key words and short answers of one or more paragraphs that provide a basic answer. Hundreds of questions are included, and cover the ideas, people, and events that have influenced and changed African-American History. 432 pages, indexed, softcover.
Black Heritage, The Best Book of Black BiographiesCarole MarshGallopade International / 2015 / Trade Paperback$7.79Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW351180
Perfect as a "jumping off" point to learn more about Black history and the people who've made an incredible difference in the struggle for Civil Rights, this book features short biographical sketches with a list of other Black men and women in the same field/area to research; some features include full sketches, while others include a sentence or two with a bullet-pointed list of facts. 36 pages, indexed, softcover.
Out of the Mouths of Slaves: African-American Oral HistoryCarole MarshGallopade International / Trade Paperback$6.99 Retail:
$7.95Save 12% ($0.96)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW415803
They had no pens and they had no paper, but it didn't matter. Slaves had plenty to say and share - their stories, their sufferings, their wisdom, their wit. Words spoken and tales told completely unfiltered by others can teach young people not only the facts, but the very soul of what happened in the past. Hear the people of the past in their own words through diaries, interviews, quotations, poetry, and songs. 36 pages, softcover. Ages 8-13.
Make learning social studies fun with a Hands-On Heritage Activity Book. This book is loaded with historical information, arts, crafts, games, cooking and more! Learn-and-do activities across the curriculum effectively portray life in other cultures and other times. 48 pages, softcover.
Covering the past 500 years of African-American history, from Jamestown through the current day, one-page worksheets explain an important event or person with three "review and write" questions at the bottom. Teach students about slavery, white paternalism, the Dred Scott case, Massacres, reconstruction, poll taxes & literacy tests, the Harlem Renaissance, the Sit-In Movement, the Birmingham Church Bombing, Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, and more. Multiple choice tests that cover multiple "chapters" are included. 98 pages, softcover, with answer key. Grades 7-12.
There are many voices that are part of Black History, many men and women who are simply ignored. This workbook features 25 lesser-known yet significant people have enriched all of our lives. Discover who was a Union Army spy during the Civil War, planted the American flag on the North Pole, was the first female student pilot, invented refrigerated trucks and more! A biographical reading sheet is included, as well as a page with comprehension questions and "What do you think?" question. 56 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 4-6. Answer Key included.
Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the African American Family TreeTony BurroughsSimon & Schuster / 2001 / Trade Paperback$25.19 Retail:
$27.99Save 10% ($2.80)Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/29/16.CBD Stock No: WW84704
Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, this book highlights some of the special problems, solutions, and sources unique to African Americans. Based on solid genealogical principles and designed for those who have little or no experience researching their family's past, but valuable to any genealogist, this book explains everything you need to get started, including: where to search close to home, where to write for records, how to make the best use of libraries and the Internet, and how to organize research, analyze historical documents, and write the family history.
History of the Civil Rights Movement Coloring BookSteven James PetruccioDover Publications / 2010 / Trade Paperback$3.59 Retail:
$3.99Save 10% ($0.40)Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/29/16.CBD Stock No: WW478463
Perfect for using as a simple stand-alone study or as a supplemental workbook, this look at U.S. slavery traces the progression from early slavery and the slave trade through the Emancipation Proclamation. Informative text introduces a specific concept, figure, or event, and is followed by comprehension questions that require a student to think and analyze what they've learned. Creative writing, research, Venn Diagrams, cause-and-effect, reference works, and puzzles are included, for a study that's full of variety. 62 reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included. Grades 4-7.
Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction, Grades 5-8Cindy BardenCarson-Dellosa Publishing LLC / Trade Paperback$12.59 Retail:
$13.99Save 10% ($1.40)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW375850
The Mark Twain American History workbook series provides students in grades 5-8 with opportunities to explore important events in our country's past and learn about the people who made American history. Perfect for supplementing a textbook-based course or as an accompaniment to a unit study, a variety of exercises fit with diverse learning styles.
Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction covers the events that led up to the Civil War, Lincoln's presidency, slavery, Reconstruction, and other concepts through critical thinking, writing, and historical-concept exercises. Bolded vocabulary, time lines, map activities, and suggested reading provide an integrated approach to workbook-learning. 122 reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included. Grades 5-8.
Slavery in the South was a dark chapter in American history, yet in this desperate time, a shining light of hope emerged from the darkness in the Underground Railroad.
Powered by the hearts, minds, and hands of Americans, this network of courageous men and women, safe houses, and secret messages moved close to 100,000 slaves to freedom in the first art of the 19th century.
The stories of the Underground Railroad are full of suspense, compassion, and amazing determination. Meet Harriet Tubman, the "Moses" of her people; "Box" Brown, who shipped himself to freedom in a crate; and how slaves passed messages and used the stars to guide themselves to freedom. 28 pages, softcover. Ages 7-14.
Get to know Harriet Tubman in this reproducible Biography funbook! Puzzles, riddles, word searches, and other fun activities reinforce the short paragraphs that tell the story of Tubman's life. 14 reproducible pages, softcover.
Get to know Booker T in this reproducible Biography funbook! Puzzles, riddles, word searches, and other fun activities reinforce the short paragraphs that tell the story of Booker's life. 14 reproducible pages, softcover.
Smarter. Fresher. Better. And now with new content, and new packaging. Featuring a complete updating of the content and an eye-catching, brainy-retro new look, this is a dazzling makeover, inside and out.
For kids it's fun unplugged. For parents, it's the easiest, most trusted way to know if their children are keeping pace.The content is the same that kids will find on standardized tests, handled in such a way that it promotes mental flexibility.
Don't Know Beans About...Black History includes 60 question-cards and 60 answer-cards. As each correct answer is given, players perform a fun task such as giving the closest person a high-five or hitting an imaginary baseball and shouting "Home run!" Ages 8 & up.
A few of the sample questions and answers include:
Pull out this handy Barchart when you need a refresher on Black History: Pre-Civil War! Laminated and three-hole-punched, this chart includes information on the revolution, the road to civil war, and more. 6-pages (3 double-sided panels).
Actually see the events and important people in Black History with these eight 8.5" x 11" photo activity cards. Four reproducible activities are provided on the back of each.
These History Channel Cards feature 13 African-American women including Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday, Mabel Keaton Staupers, and Patricia Roberts Harris. Discover their significant historical and cultural contributions. Each deck includes 52 cards and instructions for a special card game.