It’s Thursday, February 4, 2016, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 5-13 (Grades K-8, with parental supervision)
February is Black History month. Discover famous African-Americans and explore black history with this website from Scholastic.
- Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights – Learn about Rosa Parks’ role in the fight against discrimination.
- Integrating Central High: The Melba Pattillo story – Discover the dangers and events faced by 9 students during the desegregation of an all-white school in Little Rock, Arkansas.
- Famous African-American Inventors – Meet 14 inventors whose contributions changed the world around us.
- History of Jazz – Join Grammy-Award winner Wynton Marsalis to explore jazz music and the people and events that formed it.
- The Underground Railroad: Escape from Slavery – Take an interactive journey through the Underground Railroad that includes many additional resources to supplement this study.
- Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage – Through slide shows, an interactive digital magazine, and a kid-created video presentation, explore the story of the first African-American child to integrate an all-white elementary school.
Any or all of these presentations will be a wonderful addition to your history studies and help your student gain a better understanding of black history.