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Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland

The Maryland State Department of Education Partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

Reginald F. Lewis MuseumThe Maryland State Department of Education has formed a partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to write a K–12 state-wide curriculum. The objective of this unique partnership is to create a climate of understanding and appreciation supportive of Maryland African American history, culture and art. Through both museum-based and school-based interactive programs and in/outreach activities, the partnership curriculum will reach every Maryland student, in every classroom, in every school.


Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 443-263-1800
830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland


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An African American Journey: A Resource for Learning the History of African Americans in Maryland and the United States

Welcome, Maryland Teachers

Piloted Lessons

Here are examples of lessons created as a result of a partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. This high school curriculum is in the process of being written and piloted in order to communicate the historic and contemporary African American experience to all students and teachers in Maryland schools.

Social Studies

I. RECONSTRUCTION AND AN EXPANDING AMERICA (RECONSTRUCTION-1897)


II. CHALLENGES OF A NEW CENTURY (1898-1929)

III. THE UNITED STATES IN A TIME OF CRISIS (1929-1945)


IV. CHALLENGES OF THE POST WAR WORLD (1946-1968)

V. DEMOCRACY CHALLENGED (1968-1980)


VI. AMERICA IMPACTS THE WORLD (1981-PRESENT)

VII. LESSON (S) THAT SPAN MULTIPLE UNITS (ERAS)


English Language Arts


Fine Arts

Music


Dance


Visual Arts



If you should teach any of these lessons, please send your completed Lesson Evaluation Form to Rose Wiggins, the MSDE Liaison to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture at
rose.wiggins@maryland.gov.

High School Lesson Feedback Form


The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland
African American History & Culture
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Contact Information
Rose Wiggins, Liaison to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-6518
Email:  rose.wiggins@maryland.gov
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