Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field. They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of each woman.
In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will explore the similarities between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks. This a discussion-based lesson that culminates with the creation of a peace wreath.