East Region Activities during Black History Month Activities in Recognition of Black History Month Frankford Dates TBA Men United for a Better Phila - Assembly presentation TOVA Theatrical Production Real Men Talking - Theatrical - two shows..one for males, one for females African American History Classes - Display Cases Wall displays throughout building Documentary Film Day English Classes: Book: The Pact, DVD with discussion, assembly presentation Lincoln * Student Association - daily announcement during advisory of a famous African American and their contrib ution *Art students will sketch famous African Americans to be displayed in main entranceway of bldg. *Social Studies classes will do research on various African Americans that are sketched by the art classes and provide the write - up that will be displayed in the main entranceway. *Music Department will have auditorium presentation of Roots of Jazz (choir and jazz band) *Horticulture and Environmental ninth graders will be writing a biography report on black scientist which includes research and reading rep ort in front of the class.
*MG trip to see "Porgy and Bess" at the Academy of Music could be considered part of Black History Month as it is an American opera about African Americans and has ... more. less.
an all black cast. *Staff are collaborating on a Black History Mo nth program to be performed for the student body. The program theme is "Unity".<br><br> Mr. Graham is working with the choir on "Spirituals", Mrs. Jacobson is working with the Dance Group on their interpretation, Mrs.<br><br> Swift is working with drama students, Mr. E yrich is working with student musicians. Swenson School Wide: There will be a daily trivia question regarding the contributions of prominent African Americans as part of the morning announcements.<br><br> This will be done in a cWho Am I d format. The administ ration is providing a daily prize to encourage participation in the trivia game. Also there will be a display set up by the library featuring the contributions and biographies of African - American inventors.<br><br> Individual Classes: Students will respond in jo urnals to quotes of prominent African - Americans, they will work on research projects to detail contributions and achievements, they will design African cards and bookmarks to show various symbols East Region Activities during Black History Month arising from African sources. Students will be studying cou rt cases dealing with issues of racism or inequality to heighten student awareness of these issues. Harding 1.<br><br> A Black History Fact of the Day during morning announcements read by an 8th grader. 2. Evening of Knowledge and Self - Help and Parent event - F eb.<br><br> 20th 3. Imhotep Dancers 4. Black history Pod cast Meehan * African American History essays.<br><br> * Posters containing picture, biography and accomplishments of African American. * Review of Dr. King's speech.<br><br> * Research of African American inventors. * Oral presentations on famous African Americans. Rush " Contest with a collage of about 100 famous African - Americans; students must identify them and turn in a completed list by a specified time.<br><br> The first student with them all ident ified correctly has won. " The focus will be on reading African 3 American literature and poetry. " The school will highlight a cShare the Love d theme which ties into an anti - bullying campaign.<br><br> Ethan Allen Daily vignettes of famous African Americans ann ounced on PA African American History Month Production involving multiple classrooms and coordinated by staff members. Teachers to focus on African American History in reading, writing, literacy and other subject areas. Bridesburg " Individual classroom pr ojects in literature, science and social studies recognizing the outstanding contributions by African - Americans.<br><br> East Region Activities during Black History Month J.H. Brown Each classroom teacher will continue to read/highlight famous African American Leaders and their contribution to our nation, and c omplete related activities such as poetry writing, timelines, etc. Teachers have completed bulletin boards to highlight famous African American Leaders.<br><br> Students in grades 3 - 6 will complete a Constructed Response for a reading selection based upon a famou s African American Leader. Students will be asked to explain how they are working on the ideals presented in the stories. Students will complete a peace chain.<br><br> Students will read stories, poetry and study Black authors. Students will complete related ac tivities. Disston Grade 1: " Teachers read stories about various famous African Americans in history.<br><br> " Write a story about a dream that they have. Grade 2: " Famous African American Project 3 Read to learn about the life and contributions of an " African Ame rican. Information can be found using the following sources: encyclopedia, biography, internet site, newspaper, and magazine.<br><br> Project Requirements 3 Cover page with name of person and picture. Five sentence paragraph about your famous person. (date of birth, birthplace, family, schooling, date of death, etc.) Three sentence paragraph about your famous person 9s contributions.<br><br> Two sentence paragraph about what you admire about this person. Grade 3: " Black History Project - Project Requirements 3 Cover page with name of person and picture. Five sentence paragraph about important events in your famous person 9s life.<br><br> (date of birth, birthplace, family, schooling, date of death, etc.) Five sentence paragraph about your famous person 9s contribu tions. A bibliography including all materials used to complete report. " Create booklets about Dr.<br><br> Martin Luther King " Read alouds on prominent African Americans. East Region Activities during Black History Month " A centered comprised of reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies focusing on Black History Mon th. " Oral presentations of Black History Month projects.<br><br> " Students read, listen, and practice short inspiring plays that teach about key African American people who make a difference in the history of the United States. " Students will make a folder of a col lection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.<br><br> activities. " Language Arts writing activity, cI Have a Dream&. d Grade 4: " Show a video on Dr. Martin Luther King.<br><br> " Students discuss in groups to brainstorm what they can do to foster the message and continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. " Students will be assigned a research project on prominent African Americans.<br><br> " A written report answering specific questions on famous scientists, inventors, artists, etc. and reporting to class (How this person helped mak e the world a better place.) Students will then write about one thing that can make each area of their life better (behavior, grades, family life, neighborhood, etc.) Grade 5 " Class trip to see the play, cHarriet Tubman. d " Read biographies of famous Africa n Americans. " Written report and oral presentation of famous African Americans.<br><br> " Artistic representation of African American (collage, diorama, etc.) Grade 6 " Class trip to see the play, cHarriet Tubman. d " Famous Black Poet Project 3 memorize the poem and be able to recite it. " Montage poster on a famous African American and to create a timeline of their life and accomplishments. " Create a game that will reflect facts about a famous African American 9s life.<br><br> Grade 7 " Class trip to see the play, cHarriet Tubman. d " Students will make posters of past and present African Americans that have made East Region Activities during Black History Month contributions to the world. The posters will be placed throughout the school and the student body will be encouraged to take notice. There will be a q uiz at the end of February and those who match the most African Americans with their contributions will receive a prize.<br><br> Grade 8 " Class trip to see the play, cHarriet Tubman. d " Introduce African American inventors and inventions. " Read cTwo Ti ckets to Freedom d story and be engaged in discussion activities. Students will watch the movie, cTom 9s Cabin. d H.R.Edmunds 109 - Choral Reaing 103 - Two Songs Music Department - Black History Assembly Weekly - African American History Through Film Forrest 1) Black History Laser Assembly 2) Several Classes will be writing biographies about famous black Americans and will go to various classes and will read these biographies.<br><br> 3) Morning announcements will include an short stories about famous black Americans. Holme * Reading of a play depicting the lives of famous Black Americans * Assembly Program * Several selections by choir * Mock wax museum/skit of famous Black Americans * "I Have a Dream" Oratories " Daily f ocus on famous Black Americans during daily morning announcements on the PA system School Hopkinson 1. Door Decoration for each classroom 2.<br><br> Essay Contest 3. Assemblies/Programs with guest speakers 4. Staff Luncheon 5.<br><br> Daily Announcements of Promi nent African Americans Lawton Kindergarten trip to African American History Museum Grade Four Literacy Activities (reading, writing, plays) based on historical novels Service Learning Project based on Dr. King's philosophy of serving others: third grad e students prepare "comfort bags" to be picked up by the Salvation Army and distributed to children who have been displaced by fire or other tragedy. A fourth grade room is making a cfreedom d quilt based on the book cSweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt d by D eborah Hopkinson.<br><br> East Region Activities during Black History Month John Marshall The John Marshall will be doing the following activities for Black History: Daily Black History Highlights read by students over the PA system AND Assembly Program with Student Performances and Special Guests held at St. M ark's. The theme for our school in the month of February is (Product)red.<br><br> All the following activities will be around the color red to support Global Fund to Fight AIDS in Africa. 1. Wear red 2.<br><br> Collect $1 to donate money to people dying of AIDS in Afric a. 3. Contest to create word lists ending in (red).<br><br> 4. Annual Black History Assembly, cPoems and Songs d with student performances and special guest, to be announced. 5.<br><br> Daily morning announcements of Memorable Moments in Black History. 6. Visit various web sites: <http://www.joinred.com>http://www.joinred.com <http://www.morewords.com/ends - with/red/>http://www.morewords.com/ends - with/red/ <http://www.joinred.com/>http://www.joinred.com/ <http://wordnavigator.com/ends - with/red/>http://wordnavigator.com/ends - w ith/red/ 7.<br><br> Define red and research it 9s attributes to food, clothing (GAP) and it 9s impact on our society. 8. Read Dr.<br><br> Seuss 9 cMy Many Color Days d and tie in with Read Across America. 9. Science exploration of infrared light, prisms and LED displays. d 10.<br><br> Reinforce suffix of 3 ed. 11. Create red arts and craft activities: hearts, African Valentine http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/soccult/afrval.html http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/soccul t/afrval.html (www.crayola.com/edcuators) 12.<br><br> Symbolism of red many cultures and celebrations: http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/color2.htm http://www.princ etonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/color2.htm Mayfair Poster displayed in main hallway. Writing activities based on the theme of each poster. Research topics in Social Studies using the Cybrary as a resource.<br><br> Read alouds in the Literacy Block Music cla ss: Black musicians and their music. Pollock Teachers assign research projects, create displays and follow the social studies curriculum which has a lot of sources and materials Smedley 1) All classes will work together to produce a class mural of famo us African Americans in history for art. 2) 4th and 5th grade students will create a collage following examples of Romare Bearden.<br><br> 3) For computer class, all students will use an on - line resource (Britannica's Black History Month Biographies) to learn abou t famous African Americans. East Region Activities during Black History Month 4) K - 3 students will use the letters of the alphabet to create an ABC book about famous African Americans. 5) For Social Studies all students will study MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech and dramatize Rosa Parks's refusal to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.<br><br> Stearne * Black History Assembly Poetry, Music and Dance *Research Projects Famous African Americans and their impact on lives today *African American Artists Study artists in art class *Read Aloud books highlighting famous African Americans Sullivan Sullivan School will do the following activities: K - Civil Rights songs and Harriet Tubman 1 - Video "Sweet Honey and the Rock," and Ruby Bridges 3 - reading and writing about famous Africa n Americans, photos on the Hall of Fame, Rosa Parks (doll replicas) 5 - research Sp. Ed. - Alphabet display SCIENCE - AFRICAN AMERICAN SCIENTISTS Ziegler AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH ASSEMBLIES THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 22, 200 7 Assemblies will be held in both buildings according to the following schedule: 9:00 to 9:30 Grades K & 1 1:15 to 1:45 Grades 2,3,5,7 2:00 to 2:30 Grades 3/4, 4, 6, 8 All month we will celebrate the contributions of famous African Americans through: Po etry Projects and Posters Biographies, Plays Oral and Written Reports Podcasts Quilt Making Using Technology to Construct the Squares that depict Famous Black Americans Morning Announcements that highlight contributions of Famous African Americans Tribute to Coretta Scott King Powerpoint Exploration of African American Music Creating a rap from reports that focus on the history of the Underground Railroad.<br><br> East Region Activities during Black History Month