Fifth Grade Black History Month Worksheets

Fifth graders are starting to understand the complexity of the African diaspora. These fifth grade black history month worksheets help to highlight key events and historical figures who have contributed to black history. These worksheets aren't just for February. Use them all year round to engage students. Try social studies worksheets for more important people, places and things.
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Jazz Greats: Charlie Parker Jazz Greats: Charlie Parker Celebrate Black History Month by studying the contributions of African-American jazz legend Charlie Parker!
Jazz Greats: Charles Mingus Jazz Greats: Charles Mingus Introduce your budding musician to an African-American jazz legend, Charles Mingus!
The Color Line The Color Line Learn about an unspoken, unfair rule regarding segregation in major league baseball during the early 1900s.
Leaders of the Underground Railroad Leaders of the Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad aided thousands of enslaved Americans on the road to freedom.
Brown vs. Board of Education Brown vs. Board of Education In this worksheet, read all about Brown vs.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott The Montgomery Bus Boycott Your child already know all about the heroic Rosa Parks, now read about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the movement she inspired.
Civil Rights Vocabulary Civil Rights Vocabulary Explore the special vocabulary that applies to the civil rights movement, both the one in our American history and those going on today.
The March on Washington The March on Washington Learn all about the historic March on Washington in this reading response worksheet.
Civil Rights Sit-Ins Civil Rights Sit-Ins Read this worksheet to learn about the sit-ins of the Civil Rights movement,which served as proof that nonviolence could accomplish great things.
Famous African-Americans Famous African-Americans See just how far the African-American community has come by matching more modern heroes with their job description.
Protest Songs Protest Songs Have your social studies student try her hand and writing her own protest song in this creative worksheet.
Civil Rights Songs Civil Rights Songs Learn more about some of the most popular songs of the day and explore what made them anthems of the Civil Rights movement.
Civil Rights Leaders Civil Rights Leaders Get acquainted with some of the most famous Civil Rights leaders in this challenging word search.
The End of the Civil Rights Movement The End of the Civil Rights Movement By the end of the Civil Rights movement, ideas about nonviolence were changing.
Civil Rights Court Cases Civil Rights Court Cases See if you can match each major court decision that came straight out of the Civil Rights movement.
Jazz Greats - Thelonious Monk Jazz Greats - Thelonious Monk Celebrate Black History Month by studying the contributions of African-American jazz legends!
Fifth graders are starting to understand the complexity of the African diaspora. These fifth grade black history month worksheets help to highlight key events and historical figures who have contributed to black history. These worksheets aren't just for February. Use them all year round to engage students. Try social studies worksheets for more important people, places and things.