pickles and ketchups--On Fridays, place them on the board. Anyone who has turned in all of their assignments is a "pickle" so write their name under the pickle sign. Anyone who is missing an assignment has their name placed under the ketchup bottle. Pickles can "pick" a fun game or activity, while "ketchups" catch up on missing work. It is amazing how quickly assignments come in!
If you are looking for a short play to do during Black History Month, choose one that has already been a hit. This play was performed in front of 1200 people. It gives the positive side of African American History from a young person's perspective. Once you buy this product, you will have full license to perform this play royalty free as long as you give the author credit.
The three questionnaires below come from Ashley Montagu's 1958 book, The Cultured Man. Montagu—a well-respected anthropologist and former student of Franz Boas, who was influential in his profession's midcentury rejection of the idea of innate racial hierarchy—wrote many popular books, of which The Cultured Man is one.