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Black History Month


Curipod lesson about topic "Black History Month". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What does Black History Month celebrate?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and their central role in U.S. history It is celebrated in February, which was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass During this month, people learn about the history and culture of African Americans
Black History Month: Celebrating Black Achievements and Culture
3. Poll
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What is the month dedicated to celebrating African American history?
  • January
  • April
  • February
  • March
4. Slide
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{"term":"African American","definition":"A person of African descent or heritage who is a U.S. citizen."} {"term":"Abraham Lincoln","definition":"The sixteenth president of the United States. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which declared all slaves in the United States free."} {"term":"Frederick Douglass","definition":"An abolitionist and social reformer who escaped from slavery and became a leader in the movement to end it."}
5. Slide
60 seconds
The first Black History Month was celebrated in February 1926. In 1976, President Gerald Ford recognized Black History Month and called on Americans to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” The official colors of Black History Month are red, green, and black, which represent the colors found on the Pan-African Flag.
Fun facts:
6. Open question
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Work together in pairs: What is one example of a famous African American who has made a positive impact on history?
7. Drawings
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Brain break: Create a drawing of a mythical creature that is a combination of two of your favorite animals. Include details such as fur, scales, feathers, etc. to show the creature's unique features.
8. Poll
300 seconds
What is the theme of Black History Month 2023?
  • The Power of People
  • The Power of Unity
  • The Power of Change
  • The Power of Black Resistance
9. Poll
300 seconds
What is the name of the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Ralph Bunche
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Malala Yousafzai
10. Poll
300 seconds
What holiday is celebrated on the 3rd Monday of February?
  • Presidents' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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