Katherine Johnson was an African American physicist and mathematician who worked to create the first calculations to send humans into space. Learn more about this inspiring woman with this nonfiction reading comprehension worksheet.
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field. They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of each woman.
Social studies Black History Month Printable Worksheets
Use your class’s social studies time in February to talk about Black History Month. These educator-created worksheets feature coloring pages, historical texts, and biographies to help facilitate discussions in your classroom. These social studies resources combine nonfiction reading with fun and educational exercises to help students learn more about black history and Black History Month.