Famous African Americans

This is a simple beginning research project for primary elementary students focusing on George Washington Carver, Booker T. Washington, Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks. The Word document is set up for students to write their facts on and the PowerPoint has embedded video and a weblink on a passage for each person in this research project. Readability of the webpage is at a 2nd to 3rd grade level.

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  • Social Studies

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  • Miscellaneous


  • 2nd Grade
  • 3rd Grade


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  • H3.3.3 - Define ethnicity and explain that people who make contributions to their communities include those who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions.
  • H1.2.3 - Tell why important events, people, and/or customs are marked by holidays.
  • H1.2.6 - Explain why important events, people, and/or customs from around the world are marked by holidays.
  • H3.2.3 - Explain why people and events are honored in commemorative holidays.

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