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U.S. History
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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