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U.S. History
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5th Grade - Transformative Learning Strategies for African American History

5th Grade - Transformative Learning Strategies for African American History

Overview

This resource features transformative learning strategies 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. 

UNIT: Wisconsin & US Studiesfrom Wisconsin Statehoodthrough the Indian CitizenshipAct of 1924

CONTENT AREA CODES

(Essential Knowledge Areas fromTeaching Tolerance)

Committee Resource(s):Tranformative Experiences

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=PoliticalScience

Wisconsin Black Historical Society, Milwaukee. Mission is to “document & preserve history ofthe historical heritage of African descent in Wisconsin”. Milton House – Milton (near Janesville) – A landmark STOP on theUnderground Railroad 1844 through Civil War.

Visitors may walk the very pathways of freedom while visiting this site.

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

 

Cheyenne Valley Heritage Road Tour – About 150 African-American families who settled in Cheyenne Valley with theassistance of the Quaker order farmed alongside Native Americans, & immigrant neighbors & created a multi-racial community. Is said to have been possibly the home to the first integrated school in this nation.

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

4. Immigration and Migration

EK=Essential Knowledge

5. Industrialization, Agriculture, Urbanization and Labor

 

6. The Progressive Era

 

7. American imperialism andWorld War I

 

8. Prohibition and Women’s Suffrage

 

 

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

CONTENT AREA CODES

(Essential Knowledge Areas from Teaching Tolerance)

Committee Resource(s):Tranformative Experiences

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=PoliticalScience

America's Black Holocaust Museum

America's Black Holocaust Museum, located in Milwaukee,Wisconsin, is a memorial museum dedicated to the history of the Black Holocaust in America. It was founded in 1988 by James Cameron, who became well known to have survive a lynching.

 

 

 

 

4. Immigration and Migration

EK=Essential Knowledge

 

 

 

 

5. Industrialization, Agriculture,

 

 

Urbanization and Labor

 

 

 

 

(Teacher discretion)

6. The Progressive Era

 

#3

 

 

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

7. American imperialism and

 

EK #11-#18

World War I

 

 

 

 

Guest Speaker Roster for your

8. Prohibition and Women’s

 

area

Suffrage

 

 

 

 

Implicit Bias

 

 

“Peanut Butter & Jelly

 

 

Associations”, by: Saleem

 

 

Reshamwala.

 

 

Tools for exploring and starting a

 

 

conversation about racism &

 

 

bias.

 

 

EK #11-#18

 

 

“Who Me? Check our Own

 

 

Bias”http://NYtimes.com/

 

 

video/us/100000004818668/

 

 

check- our-bias

 

 

Tools for exploring and starting a

 

 

conversation about racism & bias.

 

 

EK#11-#18