Juneteenth is a holiday that celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States. Nearly all of the states in the United States recognize Juneteenth as a holiday, but Juneteenth is not a national holiday. There is a huge push to have Juneteenth recognized as a national holiday because of its significant importance in American history. If you have never taught about Juneteenth in your classroom or if you’re looking for resources to expand your current curriculum, here are a few resources to explore.
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This is a flipbook that I created as a quick but effective way to teach your students the history of Juneteenth.
Juneteenth eBook and Activities created by Read Like a Rockstar
Juneteenth Reading Passage & Primary Source Analysis created by Michelle McDonald
What is Juneteenth? created by Creative Access
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