Black History Month

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Black History Month Crossword Puzzle
Black History Month Crossword Puzzle
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Black History Month Crossword Puzzle
Review terms and concepts all about Black History Month with a fun and informative crossword puzzle!
4th grade
Social studies
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Who Am I? African American Abolitionists
Who Am I? African American Abolitionists
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Who Am I? African American Abolitionists
This worksheet, which reads like riddles, will expose your learners to important abolitionists in the African American community.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
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Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
In the worksheet Ideas of the Harlem Renaissance, children learn what this cultural movement was about, as well as some famous artists who emerged at the time.
3rd grade
Social studies
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A Biography of Mae Jemison
A Biography of Mae Jemison
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A Biography of Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space! Use this lesson plan to help your students get to know this prominent scientist, and determine what makes her an influencial person.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Color Anansi the Spider
Color Anansi the Spider
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Color Anansi the Spider
Color in Anansi, a crafty spider who spreads wisdom and knowledge wherever he goes.
2nd grade
Worksheet
Aunt Sue's Stories
Aunt Sue's Stories
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Aunt Sue's Stories
Challenge your high schooler to think about the sociocultural issues of Langston Hughes's poetry, with the soulful "Aunt Sue's Stories".
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Barbara Jordan
Barbara Jordan
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Barbara Jordan
Barbara Jordan was the first African American woman to be elected to Congress from the South, and was an inspiration to all involved in American politics.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring
Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring
Celebrate Black History Month with this coloring page dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most important figures in Civil Rights history!
1st grade
Social studies
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What Does an Activist Do?
What Does an Activist Do?
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What Does an Activist Do?
Ask an important question this month: What does an activist do? This engaging lesson can be used leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day (and year-round). It supports students in understanding what it means to be an activist and how Martin Luther King Jr. used collaborative action to change the world and speak out against oppression. Perfect for first graders and second graders, this activity explores word meaning and other reading and writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
All About Wangari Maathai
All About Wangari Maathai
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All About Wangari Maathai
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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
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Color Thurgood Marshall!
Color Thurgood Marshall!
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Color Thurgood Marshall!
Yep, you heard right. Color in a picture of the first African-American supreme court judge Thurgood Marshall.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
Who Am I? African American Female Changemakers
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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
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers
What does the metaphor of the river mean to you? Read "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes.
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Famous Black Americans Quiz
Famous Black Americans Quiz
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Famous Black Americans Quiz
This worksheet will help teach students about African American musicians, athletes, leaders, and writers who influenced our society and culture.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Martin Luther King Jr. Cut-and-Paste Timeline
Martin Luther King Jr. Cut-and-Paste Timeline
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Martin Luther King Jr. Cut-and-Paste Timeline
In this Martin Luther King Jr. Cut-and-Paste Timeline worksheet, students will learn about the life of an important historical figure.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Protest Songs
Protest Songs
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Protest Songs
Have your social studies student try her hand and writing her own protest song in this creative worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
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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
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Rosa Parks Coloring
Rosa Parks Coloring
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Rosa Parks Coloring
This Rosa Parks coloring page will give you an opportunity to discuss a brave woman's historic act of defiance with your first grader.
1st grade
Social studies
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
This lesson plan teaches students about Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a black human rights activist, feminist, and child-care advocate. First, students will read a short passage, and then they will answer questions about important details from the text. Created for first graders and second graders, this engaging lesson helps build students' vocabulary and informational writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Jacqueline Woodson
Author Study: Jacqueline Woodson
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Author Study: Jacqueline Woodson
Students will use their understanding of plot, theme, and comparing and contrasting in this lesson that teaches about an award-winning African American author, Jacqueline Woodson. Students will read some of her fiction books and compare and contrast the stories. They'll also discuss what they think makes Jacqueline Woodson an award-winning author.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Who Am I? African American Poets
Who Am I? African American Poets
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Who Am I? African American Poets
This worksheet will expose your learners to important poets in the African American community.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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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Famous Olympians: Florence Griffith Joyner
Famous Olympians: Florence Griffith Joyner
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Famous Olympians: Florence Griffith Joyner
Children learn about Olympian Florence Griffith Joyner, a record-breaking silver and gold medalist in track and field, in this sports biography worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Laughers
Laughers
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Laughers
Play with rhythm and beat as you read Langston Hughes's "Laugher".
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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.