Black History Month

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Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
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Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Children learn about George Washington Carver, who rose from slavery to become a leading agricultural pioneer, innovator, inventor, and educator, in this historical heroes worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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A Biography of Mae Jemison
A Biography of Mae Jemison
Lesson Plan
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
Lesson Plan
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
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Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important historical figures who were activists during the civil rights movement.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
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Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass
Children learn the inspiring life story of historical hero Frederick Douglass, who rose from slavery to become a preeminent leader of the abolitionist movement, in this worksheet.
2nd 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
Women in History: Marian Anderson
Women in History: Marian Anderson
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Women in History: Marian Anderson
Children read a brief biography of world renowned opera singer Marian Anderson, then answer a series of reading comprehension questions.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The History of African American Spirituals
The History of African American Spirituals
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The History of African American Spirituals
In the worksheet The History of African American Spirituals, children read about how African Americans used spirituals during different moments in history, starting from their enslavement to the civil rights movement.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Mae Jemison Reader
All About Mae Jemison Reader
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All About Mae Jemison Reader
Use this illustrated reader to help kids learn about Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to enter space.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
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Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
Children are introduced to Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who got her start at a young age accompanying her mother as she registered African Americans to vote.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Write About Sonia Sotomayor
Write About Sonia Sotomayor
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Write About Sonia Sotomayor
Children are introduced to Sonia Sotomayor, one of the nine Supreme Court justices, and the only Latina, in this reading and writing worksheet.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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All About Misty Copeland Reader
All About Misty Copeland Reader
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All About Misty Copeland Reader
Use this All About Misty Copeland Reader to help kindergarteners and first graders learn about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Lesson Plan
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
Jackie Robinson Biography
Jackie Robinson Biography
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Jackie Robinson Biography
Help your budding reader learn how to spice up a boring biography by asking him to add in the details that make good writing even better.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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
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
Tuskegee Institute
Tuskegee Institute
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Tuskegee Institute
Learn about the Tuskegee Institute, an important site in American History. It was one of the first universities made to help educate African Americans.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
A Misty Copeland Biography
A Misty Copeland Biography
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A Misty Copeland Biography
Students will read a biography of Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, and then answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text,
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Alvin Ailey Biography
Alvin Ailey Biography
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Alvin Ailey Biography
Learn more about this amazing artist in this printable biography when studying the fine arts or Black History Month.
3rd grade
Fine arts
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
Worksheet
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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Sojourner Truth Timeline
Sojourner Truth Timeline
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Sojourner Truth Timeline
Track important events in the life of an important woman with this Sojourner Truth timeline, a great way to get used to reading and writing nonfiction.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
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Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Mae Jemison.
3rd 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
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Introducing Mae Jemison, the Star
Introducing Mae Jemison, the Star
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Introducing Mae Jemison, the Star
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.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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

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.