Author:
Joanna Schimizzi, Merle Sternberg, Gerald Sternberg, Gloria Hawkins, Jamie Murray-Branch
Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Reading
Level:
Upper Primary
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  • 5th AA History resource
  • 5th-aa-history-resource
  • AAJFG
  • African American History
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    English

    Education Standards

    5th Grade Suggested Books for Teaching African American History

    5th Grade Suggested Books for Teaching African American History

    Overview

    This resource features suggested books for 5th grade that support students’ development of an accurate, integrative, and comprehensive knowledge of our nation’s history with a focus on the critical role African Americans played and continue to play in our country’s development. 

    Excerpt of suggested books

     

    Below is an excerpt of suggested books that teach African American history in alignment with Wisconsin Kindergarten standards.See the attached Word document for the complete list. 

     

    UNIT: Wisconsin & US Studies from Wisconsin Statehood through the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    CONTENT AREA CODES

    (Essential Knowledge Areasfrom Teaching Tolerance)

    Committee Resource(s):BOOKS

    1 Wisconsin and U.S.Geography: Regions

     

    2. Early Statehood

     

    1. Civil War and Reconstruction

     

    1. Immigration and Migration

     

    1. Industrialization, Agriculture, Urbanization and Labor

     

    6. The Progressive Era

     

    1. American imperialism and World War I

     

    1. Prohibition and Women’s Surage

    Content Areas:

    Inq=Inquiry,

    BH=Behavioral Science,

    E=Economics,

    G=Geography,

    H=History,

    PS=PoliticalScience

     

    EK=EssentialKnowledge

    BLACK HISTORY: KIDS EDITION

    One of the Great Kings in this book is Mansa Musa (Emperor of Mali). Mansa Musa is known as the richest man of all time. In today's standards, he would be worth 400 billion dollars. He built some of the most prestigious colleges in the world at the time he was

    Emperor.)

     

     

    #1,#2,#3,#4, 

    #5,#6,#7,#8(I,BS,PS,G,H,E,)EK #11-#17

     

     

     

     

    UNIT: Wisconsin & US Studies from Wisconsin Statehood through the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    CONTENT AREA CODES

    (Essential Knowledge Areasfrom Teaching Tolerance)

    Committee Resource(s):BOOKS

    1 Wisconsin and U.S.Geography: Regions

     

    2. Early Statehood

     

    1. Civil War and Reconstruction

     

    1. Immigration and Migration

     

    1. Industrialization, Agriculture, Urbanization and Labor

     

    6. The Progressive Era

     

    1. American imperialism and World War I

     

    1. Prohibition and Women’s Suffrage

    Content Areas:

    Inq=Inquiry,

    BH=Behavioral Science

    ,E=Economics,

    G=Geography, H=History,

    PS=Political Science

     

    EK=Essential Knowledge

    BLACK CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS: THE 54TH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENT

    Hardcover - Depicts in graphic novel format the exploits of one of the first Civil War units made up of African American soldiers.

     

     

     

    #3(Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,)

     

    EK #11-#17

     

     

          

     

     

     
     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
     
     

     

     

     

     

    UNIT: Wisconsin & US Studies from Wisconsin Statehood through the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    CONTENT AREA CODES

    (Essential Knowledge Areasfrom Teaching Tolerance)

    Committee Resource(s):BOOKS

    1 Wisconsin and U.S.Geography: Regions

     

    2. Early Statehood

     

    1. Civil War and Reconstruction

     

    4. Immigration and Migration

     

    1. Industrialization,Agriculture, Urbanization and Labor

     

    1. The Progressive Era

     

    7. American imperialism and World War I

     

    8. Prohibition and Women’s Suffrage

    Content Areas:

    Inq=Inquiry,

    BH=Behavioral Science,

    E=Economics,

    G=Geography, H=History,

    PS=Political Science

     

    EK=Essential Knowledge

     

    The Royal Kingdoms ofGhana, Mali, and Songhay #1,#2,#3, #5 (Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,)

    EK #11-#18

     

    NAT TURNER AND SLAVE LIFE ON A SOUTHERNPLANTATION

    Hardcover - Chronicles the life of rebellious slave Nat Turner in graphic novel format. 

    #1,,#3,(Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,) EK#11-#18

     

     

     

     

     

    UNIT: Wisconsin & US Studies from Wisconsin Statehood through the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    CONTENT AREA CODES

    (Essential Knowledge Areasfrom Teaching Tolerance)

    Committee Resource(s):BOOKS

    1 Wisconsin and U.S.Geography: Regions

    Content Areas: 

    Inq=Inquiry, 

     

    The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano

    #1,#2,#3, #4, #7(Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,)

    EK #11-#18

     

    My Name Is Sally Little Song

    #1,#2,#3, #4(Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,)

    EK #11-#18

    2. Early Statehood

    BH=Behavioral Science, 

     

    E=Economics, 

    3. Civil War and

    G=Geography, H=History,

    Reconstruction

    PS=Political Science

    4. Immigration and Migration

    EK=Essential Knowledge

    5. Industrialization,

     

    Agriculture, Urbanization and

     

    Labor

     

    6. The Progressive Era

     

    7. American imperialism and

     

    World War I

     

    8. Prohibition and Women’s

     

    Suffrage

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    UNIT: Wisconsin & US Studies from Wisconsin Statehood through the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    CONTENT AREA CODES

    (Essential Knowledge Areasfrom Teaching Tolerance)

    Committee Resource(s):BOOKS

    1 Wisconsin and U.S.Geography: Regions

     

    2. Early Statehood

     

    1. Civil War and Reconstruction

    Content Areas: 

    Inq=Inquiry,

    BH=Behavioral Science,

    E=Economics,

    G=Geography, H=History,

    PS=Political Science

    Spy on History: MaryBowser and the Civil WarSpy Ring

    4. Immigration and Migration

    EK=Essential Knowledge

    5. Industrialization,Agriculture, Urbanization and Labor

     

    6. The Progressive Era

     

    7. American imperialism and World War I

     

    8. Prohibition and Women’s Suffrage

     

    #1,#2,#3, #4, #7, #8(Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,)

     

    EK #11-#18

     

     

    The Royal Kingdoms of

     

     

    Ghana, Mali, and Songhay

     

     

     

    #1,#2,#3, #4, #7, #8(Inq,BH,PS,G,H,E,)

     

     

     

    EK #11-#18