What is your culture?Where are your ancestors from? What languages did they speak? How did they come to the Americas?
African Americans in us history
AFRICAN AMERICANS IN US HISTORYPREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
KWL What do you know about the contributions of African Americans to US and world history? What would you like to know? What are you willing to do, to learn?PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
A LISTENING ACTIVITY!PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
CULTURE Anticipatory Listening guide to What is Culture by Bobbie Kalman How is culture related to our ancestors (roots)? What does it mean to emigrate? What is history? What do all people need to live?PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
MULTICULTURALISM Emigration - Leaving one’s country or homeland Immigration - Arriving and settling into a new land African Americans trekked from Missouri through the Rockies and over the Sierra Nevada to Northern California or went through New Orleans, Arkansas, across Native American lands, Texas, New Mexico, The Mojave then entered Southern California (Forbes, 1973).PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
WORKING TOGETHER African Americans arrived in California with Spanish-speaking explorers and others from central Mexico in the 1700s. African, Natives, and Spanish settlers founded Los Angeles in 1781. 26 of the 46 original settlers of Los Angeles were African or part African.PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
ALLENSWORTH In August 1908 Colonel Allen Allensworth and four other settlers established a town founded, financed and governed by African Americans. Their dream of developing an abundant and thriving community stemmed directly from a strong belief in programs that allowed blacks to help themselves create better lives.PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
CALIFORNIA AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM (CAAM)PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
CONTRIBUTIONS TO CALIFORNIA Businesses Churches Banks railroads. Gold Fraternities and later sororities Literary societies Social clubs Cultural associations Leaders Civil rights activism (De Graaf, 2001)PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
CONTRIBUTIONS TO US & WORLD Medicine Government Law Education Literature Art Music Theatre Science PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
YOUR TURN 1) Get into groups 2) Choose a topic – medicine, literature, inventions, and leaders 3) Choose material to examine 4) Think about the role you want to play – We need note takers (pictures & words), readers, and time keepers. 5) Create a visual presentation or demonstration about 1 fact you learned today! You have 20 minutes to prepare then present to your peers. USE YOUR INSIDE VOICES PLEASE!PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
CONTACT Dr. Yvette Cormier Latunde, email@example.com For information on engaging activities that teachers can do to celebrate African-Americans in US history please visit her blog @http://stayinformedparents.blogspot.com/PREPARED BY DR. YVETTE LATUNDE
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