Learn About Famous African Americans
Learn About African Folk Tales
Ideas for Teachers

Use These Sites to Find Out About Great African Americans:

1.
SITE NAME: Encyclopedia Britanica's Guide to Black History
IT'S ABOUT: Go here to find many famous African Americans.
SITE ADDRESS: https://www.britannica.com/topic/African-American-History-Month
2.
SITE NAME: inventors.about.com
IT'S ABOUT: Part of the inventors.about.com. site. A database list of 
                        African American patent holders and individual biographies 
                        of African American inventors.
SITE ADDRESS: http://inventors.about.com/cs/blackinventors/
3.
SITE NAME: history.channel.com
IT'S ABOUT: This History Channel site contains links to “Great 
                        African Americans”. (You may need to scroll down
                        the page.
SITE ADDRESS: click here to link to the long site address
4.
SITE NAME: Education World: Black History 102
IT'S ABOUT: Quiz re famous black Americans with clues and links.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_black_history_102.shtml
5.
SITE NAME: biography.com
IT'S ABOUT: Click this link to learn about great
          African Americans.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.biography.com/search?query=black%20history
6.
SITE NAME: Fact Monster: Notable African Americans
IT'S ABOUT: This site alphabetically lists many African
                         American biographies.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.factmonster.com/spot/bhmbios1.html
 7. SITE NAME: scholastic.com
IT'S ABOUT: Go to this Scholastic site to learn about African
                         Americans who have made a difference..
SITE ADDRESS: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/
 8. SITE NAME: About.com: African American History 
IT'S ABOUT: Go to this site to learn about the origin of Black History
                         Month.
SITE ADDRESS: http://712educators.about.com/cs/historyafricanam/a/blackhistory.htm
 9. SITE NAME: InfoPlease - Famous Firsts by African Americans
IT'S ABOUT: Learn about many African Americans who were "firsts" 
                         in their field.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmfirsts.html
10. SITE NAME: InfoPlease - Notable African Americans
IT'S ABOUT: This site provides biographical links to several 
                         notable African Americans in an alphabetical list.
SITE ADDRESS: http://infoplease.com/spot/bhmbios1.html

Use These Sites to Learn About African American Folk Tales

 1.
SITE NAME: South African Folk-Tales
IT'S ABOUT: Go to this site to stories, read stories that are of deep
                         interest and value to South Africans. The author 
                         hopes they may prove of some value to those Americans 
                         who have either an interest in animals 
                         or who appreciate the folklore of other countries.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.sacred-texts.com/afr/saft/
 2. SITE NAME: CanTeach Resource for Teachers - African Folk Tales
IT'S ABOUT: At this site, you will be linked to several 
                        different African folk tales.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/africa.html

Teachers Can Use These Sites to Plan Activities / Lessons

 1.
SITE NAME: Tolerance.Org
IT'S ABOUT:  Fight hate & promote tolerance. This is a web project of the
                         Southern Poverty Law Center. There are articles on
                         currrent events and classroom activites. The site is 
                         designed for teachers, parents, teens, and kids. Take a
                          tour of the Civil Right Memorial in Birmingham. Teen
                          section has ideas of how to "desegregate" the 
                          lunch room.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.tolerance.org/
 2. SITE NAME: National Geograhic - Education Site
IT'S ABOUT: Search the site for "Black History". There are numerous
                        articles, games, and features. There is an  interactive
                         journey on the Underground Railroad and a scavenger
                         hunt that accompanies the journey. Visit the
                         Movement Music Medley section featuring audio of
                         Civil Rights songs with accompanying photographs.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/
 3.
SITE NAME: Houghton Mifflin's Education Place
IT'S ABOUT: At this site there are numerous lesson plan ideas for all
                         subjects and grade levels concerning Black History.
SITE ADDRESS: http://eduplace.com/monthlytheme/february/bhm.html
 4.
SITE NAME: Education World
IT'S ABOUT: Search this site for Black History. There are numerous
                        lesson plans, including a Black History Scavenger Hunt
                        and Build a Black History Database / Timeline.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.educationworld.com/
 5.
SITE NAME: The Teacher's Corner
IT'S ABOUT: This site will provide links to various website and
                        activities related to Black History Month. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.theteacherscorner.net/seasonal/blkhistory/
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