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.
Mae Jemison is a pioneer; she was the first African American female to enter space! This biography of her life details her early life, education, experience as an astronaut, and her life after NASA.
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.