Sample Video 44: Biography 4: Josephine Baker—More Than a Banana Skirt

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Learn about the life, loves and civil rights causes that impacted Josephine Baker’s life from surviving family members and others who have been touched by this multi-faceted entertainer.

For more learning resources related to Women in History, check out the lessons available from St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newspapers in Education.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 189: Josephine Baker Curriculum

Use the resources and learning activities in this Teacher Tool to give students the chance to learn more about Josephine Baker and her legacy. This teacher tool accompanies the Educate.Today video, "Biography 4: Josephine Baker--More Than a Banana Skirt."

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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Teacher Tool 601: Presentation/Speech Activity--Biographical Speech

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a Presentation/Speech activity where students share their understanding of an historic figure through a first person oral presentation. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Sample Video-44, Sample Video-45, Biography-1, Biography-3, Biography-4, Biography-5.

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