Author : Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher : Gale Research International, Limited
Release : 1993
Language : En, Es, Fr & De GET BOOK
Book Description :
This book describes 333 activities for Black History Month, arranged in such subject areas as art and architecture, cooking, genealogy, math, religion and ethics, sewing and fashion, speech and drama, and storytelling. Each entry includes age or grade level or audience from preschool to adult, a description, the procedure, a rough estimate of budget, a list of sources, and alternative applications or activities. For example, "Black Landmarks" suggests organizing a display featuring monuments significant to black history and provides a sample list. "Sharing Words from Different Worlds" provides a list of Swahili terms and their meanings. "Graphing Racial Data" suggests having students chart demographic data on African and African American peoples and suggests sources for the data Several features add to the book's usefulness. An eight-page appendix lists books, articles, publishers, films and videos, video distributors, dance ensembles, theater companies, software packagers, computer networks, supplies, and resource centers that the editor "found most helpful in compiling this work."--Publisher's description.