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<p>ACTIVTIES FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH.docx</p> <p>ACTIVITIES and More for AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH</p> <p>Lessons &amp; Activities1. Lessons Plans from NEA -2. Teacher Resources from the Smithsonian - Virtual Tour - http://heritagetours.si.edu/bhm.html3. Lesson Plans and Activities from Scholastic 4. PBS - Videos, Documentaries, Lesson Plans, etc. 5. Scholastic Resources, Ideas and Activities 6. Homework Center from Fact Monster 7. Activities from Family Education 8. Time for Kids - Speeches, Reading, Printables, etc. 9. Lessons and Activities from Education World 10. Videos, slideshows, lessons, activities, etc. from TeacherVision 11. Printable activities from Enchanted Learning 12. Activities from Education.com 13. Teaching Resources from the Smithsonian 14. Nick, Jr.s Printables for Kids15. AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth.gov - Resources for Teachers16. The TeachersGuide.com - Black History Lesson Plans, Black History Themes, Black History Printouts </p> <p>EventsEvents in Prince Georges County </p> <p>Events through PG Parks &amp; Recreation</p> <p>National Museum of African AmericansExhibition Tour: Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega CollegeSat, Jan 17, 2015, 10:30am, 12pm, 1pm Sun, Jan 18, 2015, 10:30am, 12pm</p> <p>Recommended BooksPGCPS - African American History Month List</p> <p>Recommended Movies and VideosNick, Jr.com The Rosa Parks Story, Hoop Dreams, The Tuskagee Airmen, Ballou, Once Upon a TimeWhen We Were Colored, Ruby Bridges, Pride, Remember the Titans, The Pursuit of Happyness, Time for Kids.com One Dream, Inspired By, Inspiring Africa Americans, Remembering Rosa Parks, Sitting Down to Take a Stand, Spotlight on Inventors, Storytelling with Soul, A Double War, Flying High, A Stamp for YorkOther Recommended Movies - Akeelah and the Bee, The Princess and the Frog, Crooklyn, The Wiz, </p> <p>Notable African Americans from Prince Georges County, MD:Wayne K. Kurry PGs first African American County ExecutiveMichael Beasley professional basketball player for the Miami Heat. Riddick Bowe former heavyweight boxing championKevin Durant professional basketball player with Oklahoma City ThunderJeff Green professional basketball player, born in Cheverly, MD and attended Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, MDTaraji P. Henson actressCathy Hughes - radio and television personality and business executiveMartin Lawrence actor and comedianSugar Ray Leonard boxing championWale hip hop artistTy Lawson NBA Player for the Denver Nuggets</p> <p>Notable African Americans from MarylandFrederick DouglassMother LangeBillie HolidayEubie BlakeBenjamin BannekerThurgood MarshallDaniel CokerCharles UnclesMary Carter SmithJudy JohnsonIsaac MyersMatthew HensonFrance E. W. HarperJames W.C. PenningtonJosiah HensonBeatrice GaddyClarence M. Mitchell, Jr.Frances E.W. HarperToni Braxton</p> <p>Notable previously unknown (or lesser known) African-AmericansDaniel James, JrWilliam Levi DawsonVinnette CarrollElizabeth Ross HaynesJuanita Jackson MitchellReginald F. LewisMatthias De Sousa</p> <p>African American Heritage Sites in Prince Georges County, MDAbraham HallBelair MansionBlacksox ParkCherry Hill CemeteryColumbia Air CenterDorsey ChapelRidgeley Rosenwald SchoolRiversdale House MuseumSt. Marks Methodist ChurchSt. Pauls United Methodist Holy Family Roman Catholic ChurchPoplar Hill on His Lordships Kindness Northampton Slave Quarters and Archaeological ParkQueens Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church Site and CemeteryRidgely Methodist Episcopal Church and CemeteryThe Charles Duckett Freedman Log Cabin (Patuxent Rural Life Museums)The Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological ParkThe Wayne K. Curry Sports &amp; Learning Complex</p> <p>Places to visit:Anne Arundel CountyAlex Haley Memorial/Kunta Kinte Plaque City Dock in Annapolis, MDArist T. Allen Statue Rt. 655 E, Annapolis, MDBanneker-Douglass Museum Franklin St., Annapolis, MDThurgood Marshall Memorial Lawyers Mall (Maryland State House), Annapolis, MDFrederick Douglass Museum &amp; Cultural Center Twin Oaks Decatur Ave., Annapolis, MD</p> <p>Baltimore CityBaltimore Museum of Art (works by African-American artists) Museum, Dr. Baltimore, MDMaryland Historical Society Museum (works by African-American artists and rare portraits by Baltimorean Joshua Johnson) Monument St., Baltimore, MDThe National Great Blacks in Wax Museum E. North Ave., Baltimore, MDThe Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History &amp; Culture E. Pratt St.USS Constellation Museum E. Pratt St.Babe Ruth Birthplace &amp; Museum Emory St., Baltimore, MDBaltimore Civil War Museum-President Street Station President St., Baltimore, MDThe Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute &amp; Culture Center Howard St., Baltimore, MD</p> <p>Calvert CountyJefferson Patterson Park &amp; Museum St. Leonard, MD</p> <p>Charles CountyAfrican-American Heritage Society Museum (La Plata, MD)</p> <p>Baltimore CountyBenjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum Oella, Ave. Catonsville, MDHampton National Historic Site Hampton Ln., Towson, MD</p> <p>Dorchester CountyHarriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center Cambridge, MD</p> <p>Frederick CountyThurmonts Cunningham Falls State Park (Frederick County) free and enslaved West Africans labored at the Catoctin Furnace to produce iron for Revolutionary and Civil War arms.National Museum of Civil War Medicine Frederick, MD</p> <p>Howard CountyHoward County Center of African-American Culture/African Art Museum of Maryland Vantage Point Rd., Columbia, MDEllicot City Colored School Restored Main St., Ellicott City, MDNixons Farm Nixons Farm Lane, West Friendship, MD</p> <p>Montgomery CountySandy Spring Slave Museum &amp; African Art Gallery (Montgomery County) Sandy Spring, MD Beall-Dawson House Rockville, MDBoyds Negro School House Boyd, MDOakley Log Cabin Brookville Road, Brookeville, MDUncle Toms Cabin Historic Site Bethesda, MDWoodlawn Cultural Park (Montgomery County) Sandy Spring, MD</p> <p>Prince Georges CountyCroom Airport -Upper Marlboro, MDDarnalls Chance House Museum Upper Marlboro, MD</p> <p>St. Marys CountySotterley Plantation Sotterley Lane., Hollywood, MD</p>

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