February is Black History Month and a great opportunity to mix history with English!
I've used the webquest below a few times in classroom and students have found it really interesting and quite different from what is offered in the coursebook.
TIMELINE OF BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY
CIVIL RIGHTS SYNOPSIS
TEACHER RESOURCES ABOUT CIVIL RIGHTS
SMITHSONIAN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH
YOUNG REPORTERS ON RACE AND CHANGE
BLACK HISTORY MICHELLEHENRY RESOURCES
PBS LESSON PLANS
ALSO HERE YOU CAN SEE AN INTERACTIVE VIDEO TO USE WITH YOUR STUDENTS ABOUT ROSA PARKS AND HER LIFE
NOW TAKE THE QUIZ BELOW AND CHECK HOW MUCH YOU KNOW