Black Cowboys and Women of the West (1st - 2nd Grades)

Black Cowboys and Women of the West (1st - 2nd Grades)

Saddle up for an adventurous journey into the fascinating world of black cowboys and women of the West! In this dynamic class designed for 1st and 2nd-grade students, Lift Up Publishing introduces young learners to the trailblazing heroes of the Wild West.

Through captivating storytelling and engaging activities, students are introduced to the extraordinary lives of Nat Love and Stagecoach Mary, gaining a deeper understanding of their courage and contributions. As they immerse themselves in the captivating narratives of these pioneering figures, students acquire essential language development skills, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

In this interactive and educational class, our educators create a nurturing environment where students can explore their creativity, engage in critical thinking, and have fun while learning. Through hands-on crafts and immersive discussions, students develop a love for language and history while celebrating the legacies of these remarkable trailblazers.

Our goal is to foster a sense of pride and appreciation for the diversity of American history, ensuring that young learners gain a deeper understanding of the significant role played by black cowboys and women in shaping the cultural fabric of the Wild West. By celebrating the accomplishments of these heroes, students are inspired to embrace their own unique identities and recognize their potential to make a positive impact on the world.

Learning goals:

  • Students will learn the various elements of analyzing art.
  • Students will create a painting design using Alma Thomas's style and technique.
  • It is a goal for students to use painting as a form of expression that allows them to grow in creativity.
  • Students will learn how to analyze paintings using visual and performing arts strategies.
  • Students will have fun!
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