African American History Learning Tasks

Descendants of African-Americans who began their lives in America as kidnapped slaves were then deprived of civil rights by "Jim Crow" laws. Leaders inspired others to overcome racial prejudice and legal obstacles. These stories highlight the ups and downs of black history.

Determining point of view

Examining Primary Source Images for Author's Purpose

Identifty Key Ideas or Concepts

Identifying Common Character Traits from Several Sources

Inferring the Author's Meaning

Self-Esteem and Courage as Character Traits

Thinking and Analyzing the Text as You Read

Tracing and Evaluating the Author's Evidence

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