Education Standards For: Negro Spirituals
ELA, Reading/Literacy, Grades 3-5 – Standards related to Understanding common types of Literature; Identifying Theme, Point of View.
ELA, Middle School – Understanding folk literature from diverse cultures and determining message, lesson or moral; Understand how words, phrases affect meaning in story, poem or song.
ELA, High School – Determining meaning of words, phrases, including figurative, connotative or other meanings
Social Studies, History, Grades 3 and 8 – How issues of slavery and states’ rights caused the Civil War; Abolitionist and Suffrage movements.
US History, Grades 11-12 – Major issues of Abolitionist/Suffrage movements; US domestic policies, including civil rights.
Special enrichment for Black History Month (February).