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  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

    Teacher Packet

    Bethune Memorial Statue in Lincoln Park

    Our Teacher Packets include vital information on Mary McLeod Bethune and the National Council of Negro Women for use in your classroom.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Pre-Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights Movement, History, Leadership, Political Science, Public Policy, Reconstruction, Slavery, U.S. Presidents, Women's History
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

    Negro League Baseball and its Connection to Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune

    Cumberland Willis Posey, Jr., owner of the Homestead Grays Negro League team, with Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune

    Learn about Mary McLeod Bethune and the National Council of Negro Women's collaboration with the Homestead Grays baseball team during World War II to raise the funds to build the S.S. Harriet Tubman.

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    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights Movement, Government, History, Leadership, Military and Wartime History, Naval History, Public Policy, Social Studies, Sports, Women's History, World War II
    National/State Standards:
    National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies; Common Core State Standards: L.6.7., RIT.6.7., SL.6.1d, SL.6.6, W.6.2a; Program of Studies-VA; Virginia State Standards
    Keywords:
    Negro Baseball, The National Council of Negro Women, Mary McLeod Bethune, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

    Teaching With Historic Places Curriculum

    Above the door at 1318 Vermont Ave NW.

    This lesson is based on the Historic Resources Study for Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, as well as other materials on Bethune and the National Council of Negro Women.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-College Undergraduate Level
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights Movement, Community, Government, Historic Preservation, History, Law, Leadership, Museum Studies, Political Science, Public Policy, Reconstruction, Social Studies, U.S. Presidents, Women's History
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

    Mary McLeod Bethune Virtual Experience

    Bethune throws out the first pitch at a Negro League baseball game in 1945

    The Mary McLeod Bethune Virtual Exhibit highlights some of the significant achievements in her life of leadership and service. 

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights Movement, Education, Government, Historic Preservation, History, Leadership, Military and Wartime History, Museum Studies, Philanthropy/Humanitarianism, Political Science, Public Policy, Social Studies, U.S. First Ladies, U.S. Presidents, Women's History, World War I, World War II
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

    Mary McLeod Bethune Chopstick Booklet

    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS

    Learn about Dr. Bethune through this arts and crafts activity book.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Pre-Kindergarten-Ninth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civil Rights Movement, Education, Government, Historic Preservation, History, Leadership, Political Science, Public Policy, Social Studies, U.S. Presidents, Women's History
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface