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.
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Female Freedom Fighter
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. Your students will complete a graphic organizer to record the important information from two historical texts on the same topic.
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.
From Civil Rights activists and professional athletes to musicians and inventors, our Black History Month worksheets teach students of all ages about the abundant accomplishments of key African-Americans throughout history. Additionally, our Black History Month worksheets highlight the Civil Rights movement, Brown vs Board of Education, the Montgomery Bus Boycott and many other historically significant moments. With crossword puzzles, coloring pages, and biographical texts, there are numerous ways for students to learn about every facet of black history.