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Black History Month – 20 High Resolution Posters These posters are perfect for Black History Month (or anytime of year) to honor and celebrate the history and accomplishments of notable African Americans in U.S. History. Each poster is designed to be printed on a standard 8.5 by 11-inch piece of paper for convenience. This should be a perfect foundation for a bulletin board or US History unit on African American studies. PRINTING TIPS: In your print settings, be sure to select Page Scaling
Help your 21st Century learners learn about African American Scientist and Inventors using this digital research notebook project. During this project, students will be challenged to research information on various African American scientist and inventors and record their findings in a digital notebook. I have included reading passages to get them started on their research and slide templates to help them organize their findings. This resource is perfect for a whole-class shared writing activity
Your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will love learning about biographies and summarizing with these engaging Black History Month reading passages. These informational passages provide students with an opportunity to connect social studies and language arts. These articles can be used all year long.  Students will learn about the bravery, ingenuity and passion of these Famous African Americans.  As they read these biographies, students will work on reading comprehension and summarizing what they
This TpT NEWSLETTER FEATURED resource gives students the opportunity to learn about contributions that people of color have made to American history. It features a cross section of African American men and women with different professions and abilities. It showcases people who lived long ago and people who are still living today. Use the pages individually or bind together to create a booklet.INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE•cover page•table of contents•vocabulary page•quote page•21 coloring pages•stud
This product contains informational PowerPoint presentations, writing prompts, Pinterest profiles, research pages, coloring sheets, and posters on 9 African American famous composers. This set can be used year-round or during the month of February for black history month music activities. Click the “preview” to view 13 pages from this product!*********************************************************************Looking for more composer resources? Click the link below to view another composer pro
This bundle of (22) two-sided tri-fold biography brochure templates allows students to dig deeper into facts about African Americans who have helped shape the United States of America. Great for Black History Month and Women's History Month!CLICK HERE to save 25% on this resource in the Black History Month BUNDLE!You'll also find a BLANK template to use with ANY African American that is not included with this resource.An interactive notebook pocket has been provided for each figure, however, the
This 80 page no prep Black History Month activity pack is engaging, interactive, and ready to go! Let your students be inspired by these heroes’ powerful stories through articles, comprehension activities, interactive notebooking, pop-up reports, poetry, and more! It’s great for Black History Month & Women’s History Month, or any time throughout the year you want to focus on American history. Each activity features all 12 of the heroes listed below giving students a range of options! Featu
Do you need cute and easy crafts for Black History Month or Women’s History Month? You got them! This set includes six crafts to teach about the following African American notable females: Harriet Tubman, Mary Mahoney, Bessie Coleman, Maya Angelou, Misty Copeland and Simone Biles. These crafts will make a fantastic bulletin board display or hallway decorations! The set includes:• Cover page • Table of contents• Templates for 6 crafts• Pictures of completed crafts• Descriptions of crafts (list of
Learn about these famous African-Americans through a fun, easy to read reading passage, QR Codes for additional biography research, comprehension activities that support sequence of events and categorizing facts, and a simple biography report. Help students research information about a variety of famous African-Americans or writing a biography report on this historical figure. These biographies is a great way to combine reading, writing, and social studies.These biographies and biography report
Now Available on Easel!This resource includes a ready-to-use interactive activity students can complete on any device. Teaching Black History? Enjoy this tried and true resource to help kickstart insightful discussions year-round. This resource is best for introducing black history and makes a great companion to any inventor's unit study. Inspire your students with these engaging activities that aim to strengthen the following skills:• Reading• Writing • Creativity • Understanding***WHAT'S INCLU
Teach biography research writing while learning about famous African Americans & Black History Month. Students read a short reading passage, use graphic organizers to organize information & write in expository/informative formats. All of the graphic organizers are Print & Go and easy to use, plus, this bundle can be easily differentiated to multiple student learning levels. Printables & digital EASEL activities. Makes Distance learning easy & fun! >>>> INCLUDES RE
This product recognizes influential African American History Heroes by showing quotes from them. Use these pages to print posters on regular-sized or poster paper to display in the hallways or classrooms!This product now includes print and cursive versions of the same quote so that you can choose which your students can read best!This product is not only perfect for Black History Month, but also to have around the classroom/school throughout the year to display the encouragement these heroes hav
Celebrate Black History Month by sharing the accomplishments of great African-American heroes. This resource packet book contains ready-to-use biography pages for 36 different African-American men and women who made contributions to American History. Each page contains a photo (not a cartoon or clip art) of the historical figure, as well as a brief summary of his or her accomplishments. Photos capture the essence of the person and gives the student a more personal connection to their passion and
Barack, Sojourner, Langston, Oprah, Katanji, Kamala! Not only are their names uncommonly spectacular, but so are their accomplishments!This product offers a refreshing change from your ordinary research paper. Students will research the interesting lives of 36 Famous African-Americans and record what they learn by creating an accordion-folded report for each of these fascinating men and women. These ready-to-go templates make it easy to include hands-on learning in your classroom. Each Big Galo
I have created a calendar of trivia questions and answers that can be used as a fun Black History Month activity. I have included a question and answer for every day in the month of February. There are THREE sets of questions and answers: one set for grades K-2, one set for grades 3-5, and one set for grades 6-8. The questions get progressively more difficult. While I created this collection of questions for my school's February Black History Month celebration, the trivia questions can be u
These research pennant banners are a fantastic way to engage your students during Black History Month. You can use these black inventors research pennant banners as an independent research project or during a whole-class lesson. This resource includes research pennant banners for 10 amazing African American inventors. These research pennant banners would look great as classroom, hallway, or bulletin board decorations! There are 3 different research pennant banner options to choose from:With an i
Biografías afroamericanas en español | Influential African American biographies in Spanish with printable and digital versions for distance learning with Google Slides. Great for Spanish reading comprehension, sequence, vocabulary and social justice conversations.This resource includes activities to help you teach about the life of some of the important African Americans in the history of the United States all in Spanish. The biography of each person includes is a two-page reading passage with d
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Famous African-American BiographiesBlack History Month Task CardsThis product includes task card biographies for the following famous African-Americans:Booker T. WashingtonFrederick DouglassHarriet TubmanJackie RobinsonJesse OwensMarcus GarveyMartin Luther King Jr.Sarah E. GoodeSojourner TruthThurgood MarshallRosa ParksRuby BridgesAlice CoachmanBessie ColemanMarian AndersonBillie HollidayEdna LewisWilma RudolphAlthea GibsonMary Lou WilliamsPhillis WheatleySarah Breedlove Walker Barack ObamaBen C
This bulletin board set includes 8 posters (8.5 by 11.0 inches / 215.9 by 279.4 mm) and features the following African American inventors: George Washington Carver, George Crum, Lewis Latimer, Garrett Morgan, Philip Downing, and Alfred Cralle. Just print the posters on cardstock or regular paper, laminate them (optional) and pin to your bulletin board. It’s fast and easy! Your bulletin board will be ready in minutes! I even included 6 pictures with different layouts to help you arrange the poste
Always free for the first 20 downloads. Yea!This is a bundle that includes three products,. Included in this purchase are:1. 24 Pennants to hang in the classroom or display in the hall.2. 24 Flip books (a guess who book) to be completed by students. There are two versions. There are traceable books and there are blank books for students to research and fill out.3. 24 Mini biographies on famous African-Americans. There is a recording sheet included with the biographies OR...the biographi
This reading comprehension resource takes a look at the contributions of five African American inventors and how their innovations are still an integral part of our daily lives today. It includes five biography reading passages and comprehension questions to check for understanding. Each inventor has a biography page that includes a comprehension question and a "dig deeper" handout. Each handout focuses one of the following reading comprehension strategies - determine importance to find the main
Students can learn all about African Americans that made our world a better place by creating a newspaper. There are a few formats of the newspaper that can be used for kindergarten through second grade students. As your students present their newspapers to the class, the rest of the class can use the speech bubble pages to write what they learned about that important person. This is a perfect way to integrate social studies while studying nonfiction/biographies. There are 36 different African
This craft or craftivity is perfect for Black History Month and Women’s History Month! It can be done as an individual project or a group project. The craftivity can be adjusted for various writing levels. Every child from your advanced writer to a beginner will be able to participate and show what he/she learned about one of the most famous ballerinas in the world.There is enough core material for one lesson. Depending on the grade level that you teach, you can structure your lesson in the fol
This craft/craftivity picturing the first African-American woman aviator is perfect for Black History Month and Women’s History Month! It can be done as an individual or a group project. The craftivity can be adjusted for various writing levels. Every child from your advanced writer to a beginner will be able to participate and show what he/she learned about the first African-American woman aviator. Display your students’ work in your classroom, on a bulletin board or in your hallway and receive

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