Using sources celebrating Black History Month
Big Idea: Understand that Good Digital Citizens cite their sources to avoid PLAGIARISM.
4th grade autobiography Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
- 1960 – pg. preface ” When I was six years old …”
- New Orleans – K went to segregated school 1958
- Brown vs. Brown – desegregation 1954 – the year she was born
- 1 of 6 to pass the test – went to William Frantz school 11/60
- No others students, no lunch in the cafeteria [ pg. 48], no recess – marshals outside
Bridges, Ruby. Through My Eyes. New York: Scholastic, 1999. Print.
Go to Database about Ruby Bridges with Britannica.
Folktale for 5th Grade – The Hired Hand Robert D. San Souci
D., San Souci Robert, and Illustrated By Jerry Pinkney. The Hired Hand. New York, N.Y: Dial, 1993. Print.
- 1700’s Antislavery Quakers.
- Traced back to a Gypsy Folktale in 1889 – but also
- 1887 African American Folktale first written down.
- Dick Brown recited it in 1871 – Petersburg, VA
- Civil War from 1861 – 1865
- 14th Amendment 1868 granting African Americans Citizenship
- Jim Crow Laws of Separation from 1870 – 1950’s …. leading to Brown vs Board of Education  then beginning of the end …
Civil Rights – Ruby Bridges by Jamie McGrath
Civil Rights – Ruby Bridges. Prod. Jaime McGrath. Perf. Ruby Bridges. Civil Rights – Ruby Bridges. Jaime McGrath, n.d. Web. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecBORXfap9A>.
Let’s Practice Citing sources
Choose MLA – stands for Modern Language Association.
Choose the format you are citing [ book, website, …..]
Back to the Lesson
What is NAPPY?
Steps in how to create a bibliography by
21 February 2011
Copyright and Creative Commons
Explained by Common Craft