Africans Americans faced severe repression when Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926. In this updated MiddleWeb resource, we share links that trace the impact of African Americans in politics, the arts & science and take a look at the future of Black History Month.
Category: History & social studies
We look at Labor Day’s origin and the United States labor movement’s past triumphs and current challenges. You’ll find resources for history and current events across grades 4-8.
In our Resource Roundup, access election basics, lessons, videos, a mock election how-to, art-oriented activities & more, all selected for the middle grades.
America’s national parks are full of history and learning opportunities for visiting educators and students, in person or online.
Help students understand 9/11 and its impact on us since that tragic day. We’ve gathered teaching resources from many sources.