Social Studies (NYS K-12 Framework Common Core)
Elementary, Intermediate, Commencement, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
This three minute video, from History.com's archives, focuses on how Black History Month was first started.
Origins of Black History Month
SS.SSP.3.2.5 Recognize continuity and change over periods of time.
SS.SSP.3.3.3 Describe a historical event in a world community.
SS.SSP.4.2.5 Recognize dynamics of historical continuity and change over periods of time.
SS.SSP.4.3.3 Describe and compare New York State historical events.
SS.SSP.5.2.6 Recognize the dynamics of historical continuity and change over periods of time. Identify important turning points in history.