At Goochland Middle School the celebration of Black History Month will be embedded throughout our classrooms. Here’s what some of our students and teachers will be doing!
We will provide biographies of famous leaders that students will read and complete an activity.
Timeline focusing on the Harlem Renaissance and other Black History and incorporating the Arts
Read The Girl from the Tar Paper School by Teri Kanefield and complete a lesson.
Social Studies Department:
- Students will contribute a historical or history-in-the-making fact related to Black history or culture each morning in the month of February on the morning announcements.
- Rosenwald School Field Trip: All 6th grade US History and US History II students will visit the Second Union Rosenwald School (SURS). This restored school located in Goochland County commemorates the work of Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald in providing education in the segregated South.
Mathematics Department: Mathematical Representation of the March on Washington
World Languages: French and Spanish classes will choose African American figures, and our students will research French/Spanish words to celebrate the significance of these figures.