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Resources for Teaching About Black History

Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources

PBS20 pertinent classroom resources for Black History Month. Includes 20 lesson plans of varying lengths for students of all ages.

National Education AssociationBlack History Month Lessons & Resources. Includes lesson plans for grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institute, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Resources for African American Research. Features several collections and exhibits on varying Black History related topics.

National Endowment for the HumanitiesAfrican American History and Culture in the United States. A teacher's guide offering lesson plans and resources for teaching about African American history.

National Endowment for the Humanities - Competing Voices of the Civil Rights Movement. A complete curriculum that teaches about the many competing voices of the civil rights movement. Includes lesson plans, learning objectives, and guiding questions.

BlackPast - United States African American History Primary Source Documents. Explore transcribed primary source documents related to African American History in the United States.

BlackPast - Global African History Primary Source Documents. Explore transcribed primary source documents related to Global African History.

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