The Black Panther movie offers some great teaching opportunities.
Here are some useful resources:
The 4 Things Teachers Should Know about the 2018 Black Panther Movie is from Donors Choose.
Teaching Activities for: “With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records” is from The New York Times Learning Network.
This is so amazing – Wakanda Curriculum it is designed for students who are seeing Black Panther, as a means to having them engage more critically and thoughtfully with the film written by Tess Raser https://t.co/O7Kl5E67RJ #edchat #socialstudies #BlackPanther #istelib
— Elissa Malespina (@elissamalespina) February 21, 2018
Black Panther by Christopher Priest: The Complete Collection Vol. 1 (Black Panther (1998-2003)) is free on Kindle and Amazon.
Africa’s real Wakanda and the struggle to stay uncolonized is from The Washington Post.
This is from Ed Week’s article, Teachers Are Bringing ‘Black Panther’ to the Classroom:
Chicago middle school teacher Tess Raser wrote the “Wakanda Curriculum” to help her students explore the film’s themes of colonialism, cultural representation, global anti-blackness, black feminism, and Afrofuturism. The lessons guide students in grades 5 through 8 in character analysis, asking questions like: “What character traits did T’Challa show? What do his actions reveal about his character? Do you agree with all of his actions?”
You can also read more about the “Wakanda Curriculum” here.
Is ‘Black Panther’ a ‘Defining Moment’ for the United States — and Particularly for Black America? is from The New York Times Learning Network.
Breaking News English Lesson on Black Panther is a lesson for ELLs.
— Dr. Kim Parker (@TchKimPossible) March 2, 2018
Why Big Thinkers Can’t Stop Talking About ‘Black Panther’ https://t.co/U4xWd8tG4I
— NPR Goats & Soda (@NPRGoatsandSoda) March 2, 2018
Discussing #BlackPanther in the classroom? Talk about why it’s rare to see a cast of majority black actors, and compare this film with others that tell stories of black people. More advice: https://t.co/4x7OfTZAqf
— Usable Knowledge (@UKnowHGSE) March 10, 2018