After your students learn about Major Taylor, they will probably be excited about studying other heroic Black Americans.
This Ask Eric Lesson Plan is about Harriet Tubman and Peg Leg Joe. It was written for first graders but can easily be modified to accommodate older students.
The Booker T Washington Virtual Museum is sponsered by SCORE, the Schools of California Online Resources. This exemplary resource offers virtual museum, virtual storybook, student activities and teachers' notes. It is recommended for students in kindergarten and grade 1.
No study of bicycles is complete without a unit about bicycle safety. Here are a few lesson plans from the Ask Eric database.
Bicycle Safety Suggested Grade Levels 1-3
Bicycle Safety Suggested Grade Levels 1-2
Bicycle Safety Obstacle Course: Suggested Grade Levels 2-7
Bike Rodeo Suggested Grade Level 3
Bicycles: getting a handle on technology A teacher's treasure chest! Tammy Payton offers a comprehensive curriculum guide for teaching the technology of bicycles. Your students will love the interactive activities, and will be fascinated learning about the science and history of cycling.