(EBOOK) A Kid's Guide to African American History

Not as subtle as an adult text An ExampleWhether Africans Had Been Princes Or exampleWhether Africans had been princes or married or with children at the slave market they were treated like cattle and sold without any care for their personal identity or feelingsI thought "passages like these were actually powerful because they were written with a younger audience in mind they expressed "like these were actually powerful because they were written with a younger audience in mind they expressed essence of the matters very uickly and clearlyThe only weakness of this text is that it was written in 2007 just one year before America had its first African American president Perhaps there will be an updated edition this edition is an update to the First One From 2000 Meanwhile The Abse. one from 2000 meanwhile the abse. Areness among children of all races this book includes than 70 hands on activities songs and ames that teach kids about the people experiences and events that shaped African American history This expanded edition contains new material throughout including additional information and biographies Children will have fun designing an African mask. I like the mix of comprehensive "history important highlights and simple straightforward writing in this book Also the activities seemed to relate "important highlights and simple straightforward writing in this book Also the activities seemed to relate well to the text in each section and enhanced the learning This book is a book every American should read not just African American and not just children I was amazed at how much I learned as an adult Composition and Literature: Bridging the Gap granted a white adult who was sheltered from a lot of African American historyrowing up about the history of white adult who was sheltered from a lot of African American history Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity growing up about the history of country and even a bit about the history of nations in AfricaBecause it is written with a child audience in mind Grades 2 4 the content is on the one hand not asraphic but also. What do all these people have in common the first man to die in the American Revolution a onetime chief of the Crow Nation the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X ray machine and the first person to make a wooden clock in this country They were all reat African Americans For parents and teachers interested in fostering cultural aw. Nce of Barack Obama from its pages is striking This is a reat resource for homeschool kids teachers librarians and anyone wanting to know a in depth look at African American History The book is divided into sections Africa Colonial America The Civil War Civil Rights Movement Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr Beyond and features a bit about "Kwanzaa as well at the end Each section has ames masks songs stories crafts and other activities that showcase "as well at the end Each section has ames masks songs stories crafts and other activities that showcase famous people or events during history

that perfectly and 
perfectly and tells African American History Would say probably a 4th rade reading level or events during history that perfectly and respectfully tells African American History Would say probably a 4th rade reading level of neat ideas in here. Making a medallion like those worn by early abolitionists playing the rhyming ame Juba inventing Brer Rabbit riddles and creating a unity cup for Kwanzaa Along the way they will learn about inspiring African American artists inventors and heroes like Harriet Tubman Benjamin Banneker Rosa Parks Langston Hughes and Louis Armstrong to name a few. .
A Kid's Guide to African American History

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