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The Star, Mae Jemison
The Star, Mae Jemison
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The Star, Mae Jemison
Use the worksheet The Star: Mae Jemison to help learners understand the format of biographies while reading more about an important African American figure.
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
Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou
Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou
Children are introduced to author, activist, and poet Maya Angelou in this historial heroes worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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
Worksheet
Readers’ Theater: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Readers’ Theater: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Readers’ Theater: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Brown vs. Board of Education
Brown vs. Board of Education
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Brown vs. Board of Education
In this Brown vs. Board of Education worksheet, children read the story of how the landmark decision came about, as well as the struggle that followed.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois
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W.E.B. Du Bois
Introduce second and third graders to W.E.B. Du Bois, writer, sociologist, and civil rights advocate, with this nonfiction comprehension worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens
Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens
In this historical heroes worksheet, second and third graders read a short passage about Owens' life and legacy, then answer the comprehension questions to help determine their understanding.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Katherine Johnson
All About Katherine Johnson
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All About Katherine Johnson
Introduce your second and third graders to the inspiring mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson. After reading a short biography, children will use what they've learned to answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
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Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
The Civil Rights Movement: The Later Years worksheet, children read about the issues that emerged later in the movement.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
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Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
In Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far), third and fourth graders reference a timeline of Sotomayor's life to answer questions about her life.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Veteran Cathay Williams
The Veteran Cathay Williams
Worksheet
The Veteran Cathay Williams
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. Find a differentiated works
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Jazz Greats - Thelonious Monk
Jazz Greats - Thelonious Monk
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Jazz Greats - Thelonious Monk
Celebrate Black History Month by studying the contributions of African American jazz legends! Here’s a page on Thelonious Monk, the first name in the modern jazz movement.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Worksheet
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Get to know John Coltrane, a jazz legend, with this music history worksheet! Read his mini-biography and answer some trivia.
4th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Booker T. Washington
In this historical heroes worksheet, children are introduced to Booker T. Washington, who rose from slavery to help found Tuskegee University and advocate for the educational and civl rights of fellow African Americans.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens
Worksheet
Jesse Owens
This worksheet introduces students to Jesse Owens, whose successes in the 1938 Olympics made history and paved the way for African-Americans in all sports and fields.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes
Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes
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Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes
Children learn about writer and poet Langston Hughes in this Historical Heroes: Langston Hughes worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights Court Cases
Civil Rights Court Cases
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Civil Rights Court Cases
In this Court Cases worksheet, students read descriptions of five landmark decisions, then match them to their correct name.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The March on Washington
The March on Washington
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The March on Washington
In this worksheet, children read about the March on Washington, the ideals that inspired it,  and the people who attended it.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
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Historical Heroes: Lorraine Hansberry
Introduce children to American playwright Lorraine Hanberry, who was only 29 years old when she won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play for "A Raisin in the Sun."
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Using a Timeline: Barack Obama
Using a Timeline: Barack Obama
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Using a Timeline: Barack Obama
Children learn about the life of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, in this timeline activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Alvin Ailey Biography
Alvin Ailey Biography
Worksheet
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
The History of African American Spirituals
The History of African American Spirituals
Worksheet
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
Civil Rights Sit-Ins
Civil Rights Sit-Ins
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Civil Rights Sit-Ins
In this worksheet, students learn how the Sit-In movement began, and the impact it had on both the region and the country.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet