1st Grade Black History Month Resources

36 filtered results
36 filtered results
1st grade
Black History Month
Sort by
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Activity
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
1st grade
Social studies
Activity
A-Z African American Visionaries Poster
A-Z African American Visionaries Poster
Worksheet
A-Z African American Visionaries Poster
Inspire kids to learn about black changemakers all year by displaying this poster at home or in the classroom.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Katherine Johnson Reader
All About Katherine Johnson Reader
Worksheet
All About Katherine Johnson Reader
Use this printable booklet to introduce children to the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a barrier-breaking NASA mathematician, while building their vocabulary and boosting reading and writing skills.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Lesson Plan
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Lesson Plan
I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. played a big role in shaping America into the country that it is today. This lesson plan will help your students understand how important he was and help them dream as he did.
1st grade
Lesson Plan
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Lesson Plan
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Misty Copeland Portraits
Misty Copeland Portraits
Activity
Misty Copeland Portraits
Learn all about Misty Copeland, a famous African American ballerina with this hands-on, colorful art project!
1st grade
Activity
Who Is Mae Jemison?
Who Is Mae Jemison?
Worksheet
Who Is Mae Jemison?
Ask students to read an interesting biography about Dr. Mae Jemison and then answer questions about the text!
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learning About Black Visionaries
Learning About Black Visionaries
Lesson Plan
Learning About Black Visionaries
Use this lesson plan as an introductory activity to kick-off a short, project-based learning unit where students will research black visionaries and share what they learned.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
This engaging lesson teaches students about the famous author Faith Ringgold. Students will explore two pieces of literature, comparing and contrasting story elements, then write opinion pieces to illustrate which book they liked best.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Who Was Frederick Douglass?
Who Was Frederick Douglass?
Lesson Plan
Who Was Frederick Douglass?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the life of Frederick Douglass. First, they will read a picture book that shares facts and beautiful illustrations to teach about his life, and then they will record important information about him on a graphic organizer. Lastly, they'll choose an important event from his life to illustrate and caption.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Who is Angela Davis?
Who is Angela Davis?
Worksheet
Who is Angela Davis?
Use this reading and writing worksheet to teach first and second grade students about Angela Davis and her life as an activist, writer, and scholar.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Researching Black Inventors
Researching Black Inventors
Lesson Plan
Researching Black Inventors
Inventors and their novel inventions are always a thrilling topic! In the lesson Researching Black Inventors, first graders and second graders are encouraged to research the rich history of African American inventors. This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about inventors they find interesting and the impact those inventors have on the world. Perfect for Black History Month, this learning activity highlights informational writing skills and helps build students' vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Black Artists: Basquiat
Black Artists: Basquiat
Lesson Plan
Black Artists: Basquiat
This lesson plan teaches students about Jean-Michel Basquiat and his life as a child. First, students will listen to a story and figure out the main topic and details. Next, students will be asked to think deeply about what it means to be an artist and some of the types of art they like to create. Perfect for first graders and second graders, the lesson Black Artists: Basquiat highlights reading informational texts and building vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Worksheet
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
This worksheet is a brief introduction to the human rights activist and feminist Dorothy Pitman Hughes.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Write About Mae Jemison
Write About Mae Jemison
Worksheet
Write About Mae Jemison
Use this worksheet to help students write sentences about the first African American women to enter space, Mae Jemison.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learning About Angela Davis
Learning About Angela Davis
Lesson Plan
Learning About Angela Davis
This lesson plan teaches students about Angela Davis. Students will have a brief introduction to her life as an activist, scholar, and writer by reading a short informational text and answering comprehension questions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What Does an Activist Do?
What Does an Activist Do?
Lesson Plan
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 Mae Jemison Reader
All About Mae Jemison Reader
Worksheet
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.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Write About Sonia Sotomayor
Write About Sonia Sotomayor
Worksheet
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.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Misty Copeland Reader
All About Misty Copeland Reader
Worksheet
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.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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 Coloring Page
Jackie Robinson Coloring Page
Worksheet
Jackie Robinson Coloring Page
This coloring page features Jackie Robinson, a baseball player that paved the way for many great talents in baseball.
1st 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
Worksheet
Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Page
Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Page
Worksheet
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