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Black History Jigsaw

Famous People
  • Int
  • 2 hours
  • 8

Students are broken up into groups of four. Each student learns about one famous black American figure. The students then come together and share their knowledge. They also have a group discussion about civil rights and the four famous figures they learned about.

Lesson Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
  • information gap
Vocabulary
  • train
  • minister
  • bomb
  • persuade
  • inspire
  • rural
  • segregated
  • cocktail waitress
  • autobiography
  • grim
  • host
  • tune in abused
  • encourage
  • nominate
  • injustice
  • discrimination
  • amateur
  • fame
  • racism