Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland

The Maryland State Department of Education Partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of MarylandThe Maryland State​ Department of Education has formed a partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to write a K–12 state-wide curriculum. The objective of this unique partnership is to create a climate of understanding and appreciation supportive of Maryland African American history, culture and art. Through both museum-based and school-based interactive programs and in/outreach activities, the partnership curriculum will reach every Maryland student, in every classroom, in every school.


Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 443-263-1800

830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202


Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland

Web Resources
Offsite Teaching and Learning Resources

An African American Journey: A Resource for Learning the History of African Americans
in Maryland and the United States


Welcome, Maryland Teachers

Piloted Lessons

Below are links to lessons created as a result of a partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. This high school curriculum was developed by Maryland teachers and piloted in Maryland classrooms in order to engage all students and teachers in the historic and contemporary African American experience. We encourage you to use these lessons and provide feedback to MSDE using the form provided below.

Social Studies

I. RECONSTRUCTION AND AN EXPANDING AMERICA (RECONSTRUCTION-1897)


II. CHALLENGES OF A NEW CENTURY (1898-1929)


III. THE UNITED STATES IN A TIME OF CRISIS (1929-1945)


IV. CHALLENGES OF THE POST WAR WORLD (1946-1968)


V. DEMOCRACY CHALLENGED (1968-1980)


VI. AMERICA IMPACTS THE WORLD (1981-PRESENT)


   Baltimore Uprising Mini-Unit


VII. LESSON (S) THAT SPAN MULTIPLE UNITS (ERAS)


English Language Arts


Fine Arts

Music


Dance


Visual Arts


If you should teach any of these lessons, please send your completed Lesson Evaluation Form to Mary Howlett-Brandon, the MSDE Liaison to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture at mary.howlett-brandon@maryland.gov.

doc iconHigh School Lesson Feedback Form

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture (website)


Contact Information

Mary Howlett-Brandon, Specialist
Equity and Cultural Proficiency
Division of Curriculum, Research, Assessment, and Accountability
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:     410-767-0367
Email:      mary.howlett-brandon@maryland.gov