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Dec 28, 2021
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Dec 28, 2021 | ISBN 9780744059199 | Middle Grade (8-12)
An inspiring collection of DK books focused on Black history, perfect for the elementary school classroomCelebrate Black achievements and discoveries, and remember the obstacles these trailblazers faced as they created lasting change and paved the way for future generations. This pack, specially-curated for teachers and students, includes:– Timelines from Black History, an accessible compendium of information featuring more than 30 timelines on the people and the issues that have shaped Black history from prehistory to present day, including Early African Kingdoms and the Civil Rights Movement– DK Life Stories: Katherine Johnson, a biography of the famed NASA mathematician and subject of the award-winning 2016 film Hidden Figures– DK Life Stories: Martin Luther King Jr, a biography of the civil rights activist who practiced non-violent protest and inspired others with his moving speeches– DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela, a biography of the man who who went from freedom fighter to the first democratic president of South Africa– DK Life Stories: Harriet Tubman, a biography of the escaped enslaved woman and fearless activist who helped lead many slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad– Plus, online access to free, supporting lesson plans curriculum-aligned for ELA that focus on biography genre reading, drama activities, and writing, and have been written by an experienced educator and trialed with elementary school studentsThis comprehensive resource pack is the perfect companion to support the teaching of Black history to elementary school students.
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