DuSable Museum offers teachers the following lesson plans and worksheets for use in conjunction with a visit to the museum. We also offer suggested vocabulary lists for your students. Peruse our entire collection of lesson plans! Selections of lesson plans and resources include: African Women and the Origins of Mathematics, African Presence in the Americas Before Columbus, Women of the Civil War, The Economic Vestiges of Enslavement, Reparations and Bringing Visual Art into the Classroom.
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The following suggested vocabulary lists can be introduced to students before visiting the museum.
- Kente Cloth
Middle School & Secondary School
- Primary resources
- Secondary resources
- authentic autobiography
- Reconstruction Africa
- Jim Crow laws
- Civil Rights
- Underground Railroad