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Title: Famous African Americans


1
Famous African Americans
  • By
  • Miss Hayes

2
Start
  • Your group will research an African American
  • that will be assigned to each group.
  • The four people are Langston Hughes, Mae
  • Jemison, Frederick Douglass, and Ida B. Wells.

3
Task
  • Your task is to research a famous African
  • American.
  • The class will have four groups with four
  • members. All of you will research the person,
  • and all of you will share it with the class.
  • Two of you will create a poster, poem, or song.
  • Two of you will write a story about the person.

4
People
Mae Jemison Born in Decatur, Alabama Graduated
from Stanford University when she was only 16 Was
a doctor, member of the Peace Corps, and first
African American woman in space Lives in Houston
with her two cats
  • Langston Hughes
  • Born February 1, 1902 in Joplin,
  • Missouri
  • Graduated from Lincoln University in
  • Pennsylvania
  • Famous writer liked jazz and blues
  • Died from cancer on May 22, 1967

Ida B. Wells Born in Mississippi in 1862 Was a
slave before the Civil War and later, became a
teacher Refused to give up her seat on a train
Died in 1931
Frederick Douglass Born February 1818 Was a slave
and escaped to freedom in 1838 Was a writer and
abolitionist Died of a heart attack on February
20, 1895
5
Links

6
Advice
  • Remember You will be sharing your story with
  • the class. Be sure to write down your facts
  • about your person. One fact should be why
  • your person is a famous African American.

7
Assess
  • There is a rubric to grade your research and
  • presentation. The project will be individually
  • scored.
  • You should
  • Write five facts about your person, including why
    he or she is important
  • Cooperate with your group members
  • Participate
  • Speak clearly
  • Have a visual or poem

8
End
  • Black History Month is an important month to
    remember
  • how far our country has come and how hard people
  • fought for the rights that we have. Click on the
    picture to
  • hear Dr. Kings I Have a Dream speech.

9
Teacher Information
  • http//www.redhotjazz.com/hughes.html
  • http//quest.arc.nasa.gov/women/TODTWD/jemison.bio
    .html
  • http//www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1539.tml
  • http//www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/barn-ida.htm
  • http//americanrhetoric.com/speeches/Ihaveadream.h
    tm
  • http//www.csuohio.edu/history/Langston20Hughes/e
    vents20index.htm
  • http//spacefacts.de/bios/astronauts/english/jemis
    on_mae.htm
  • http//www.janicehuse.com/purchase.htm
  • http//www.departments.bucknell.edu/WRC/history/19
    06to1910/1906to1910.htm
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