Black History Month

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Readers’ Theater: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Readers’ Theater: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Readers’ Theater: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Frederick Douglass Coloring Page
Frederick Douglass Coloring Page
Worksheet
Frederick Douglass Coloring Page
Celebrate Black History Month with a coloring page of Frederick Douglass - a social reformer, writer and eloquent speaker.
1st grade
Social studies
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Josephine Baker Paper Doll
Josephine Baker Paper Doll
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Josephine Baker Paper Doll
Josephine Baker was a civil rights activist, WWII spy, and world famous dancer. Children can learn about this inspiring woman through a short paragraph, then color and cut out the Josephine Baker paper doll and her performance outfit.
Preschool
Social studies
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Biography of Wangari Maathai
Biography of Wangari Maathai
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Biography of Wangari Maathai
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights Word Find
Civil Rights Word Find
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Civil Rights Word Find
How many words relating to the Civil Rights Movement can your kid find? This word search is great for boosting both language skills and historical knowledge.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights Crossword
Civil Rights Crossword
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Civil Rights Crossword
Test your knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement with this crossword puzzle. Use the clues to help you fill in the grid.
Social studies
Worksheet
Meet Mary McLeod Bethune
Meet Mary McLeod Bethune
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Meet Mary McLeod Bethune
Here's an easy introduction to U.S. history for your child! This coloring page features educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Lovely Poems
Lovely Poems
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Lovely Poems
Designed for fourth and fifth graders, this social emotional learning worksheet will get your child's creativity flowing while also helping them to develop social awareness and an appreciation for the diversity in our communities and world.
4th grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
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Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Get to know John Coltrane, a jazz legend, with this music history worksheet! Read his mini-biography and answer some trivia.
4th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Loveliness in Diversity
Loveliness in Diversity
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Loveliness in Diversity
In this activity, your child will write a poem recognizing and appreciating the beauty inherent in diversity.
4th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important female changemakers in the African American community.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
African American Communities: Eatonville, Florida
African American Communities: Eatonville, Florida
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African American Communities: Eatonville, Florida
Children learn about the history and legacy of Eatonville, Florida, one of the first all-black towns formed after the passage of the 13th Amendment.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The March on Washington
The March on Washington
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The March on Washington
In this worksheet, children read about the March on Washington, the ideals that inspired it,  and the people who attended it.
5th grade
Social studies
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Jazz Greats: Charles Mingus
Jazz Greats: Charles Mingus
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Jazz Greats: Charles Mingus
Study the contributions of African American jazz legends with this worksheet on master bassist Charles Mingus.
5th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens
Worksheet
Jesse Owens
This worksheet introduces students to Jesse Owens, whose successes in the 1938 Olympics made history and paved the way for African-Americans in all sports and fields.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Booker T. Washington Coloring Page
Booker T. Washington Coloring Page
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Booker T. Washington Coloring Page
Introduce young children to one of the pioneers of the civil rights movement in the United States with this coloring activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Veteran Cathay Williams
The Veteran Cathay Williams
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The Veteran Cathay Williams
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. Find a differentiated works
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
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Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
Introduce children to American playwright Lorraine Hanberry, who was only 29 years old when she won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play for "A Raisin in the Sun."
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Page
Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Page
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Page
Young children are introduced to civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr. with this coloring worksheet.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights Court Cases
Civil Rights Court Cases
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Civil Rights Court Cases
In this Court Cases worksheet, students read descriptions of five landmark decisions, then match them to their correct name.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Emancipation Proclamation
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The Emancipation Proclamation
Read a brief overview of the history of the Emancipation Proclamation, then review what you’ve learned with the exercises that follow.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Phillis Wheatley Coloring Page
Phillis Wheatley Coloring Page
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Phillis Wheatley Coloring Page
This coloring page features the first African-American woman poet published in the U.S.! Introduce your child to Miss Phillis Wheatley.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Biography: Amelia Boynton Robinson
Biography: Amelia Boynton Robinson
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Biography: Amelia Boynton Robinson
First, students will read a biography of Amelia Boynton Robinson, and then respond to comprehension questions, using text evidence.
Social studies
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Two Truths and  One Lie: Biography Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
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Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet

Black History Month

Learning about black history month? Get inspired to teach with this wide array of resources. Learn about African Americans’ contributions in music (pop, jazz, soul, and other genres), politics, writing, science, sports, and other areas. Students can also learn about African cultures by making flags from African countries, crafting African musical instruments, and cooking African food. To teach more about black history and culture, check out our Martin Luther King Jr. resources.