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Lesson Plans

Re: Quick Black Histroy Plans

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Karin Heritage (
Thu, 15 Jan 1998 15:30:18 -0800

wendy sauls wrote:
> At 12:15 PM 1/14/98 -0600, Jean Caffiene wrote:
> >Hey guys, I'm looking for Quick Black Histroy Plan that teach some
> >kind of element or hit a National Standard that look fab and can be
> >done quickly. Am I dreaming?
> >Thanks up front?
> >Jean
> >
> >
> at the risk of sounding...eek... i would suggest NO "quick" black history
> plan because, although i'm sure it isn't intended to, such a request
> conveys at the least a rather dismissive attitude. instead, how about
> incorporating diversity into every lesson, year round? for a good start,
> check out the gorilla girls' web site.
> :0) wendy
> Wendy Sauls
> Art Teacher, Kanapaha Middle School, Gainesville, FL
> Doctoral Student, Art Education, Florida State University
> wsauls
If the lesson on black history comes out of the blue it will feel
contrived and not be received well by students. I agree lessons on many
different cultural groups need to be incorporated throughout the year
for the students to understand that many cultures have made
contributions to our lives.