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Save 50% off regular prices! Show the many important ways African American scientists have contributed to modern scientific discoveries using an easy-to-implement timeline project, an engaging webquest, and 5 biography readings with worksheets. Bundle Includes 8 Resources:TIMELINE PROJECT: African American Achievements in Science BIOGRAPHY & QUESTIONS: Dr. Marie Maynard Daly, Chemist BIOGRAPHY & QUESTIONS: Valerie Thomas, NASA Astronomer BIOGRAPHY & QUESTIONS: Vivien Thomas, Ca
This Black History Month pennant is all you need to teach and promote amazing women around the world. Perfect activity for Women's History Month! The Women's History pennant is a research activity. There is a biography timeline, quotes, lesson learned, characteristics, and student lots of opportunity for creativity. The pennant can be used any time of the year (it says "Women's History"). The banner includes women throughout history. Give your students a relevant and modern experience while prom
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 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
EASY - JUST PRINT, CUT & ASSEMBLE! Everything you need is included for students to create an African American Achievements in Science timeline or bulletin board. A variety of scientists, both men and women, are included with dates ranging from 1792 through today. Scientists represent a range of fields, including medicine, biology, physics, Earth, space, and chemistry. ***UPDATED for 2022! Now there are 25 scientists!***Two versions are provided - Version One requires students to researc
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
Celebrate Black History Month with these 11x17 posters recognizing 16 diverse African Americans for their achievements from the fields of science, art, sports, business, literature and public service. Posters can be scaled down to 8.5 x 11.Black History Posters include: Thurgood Marshall - first African American Supreme Court JusticeFredrick Douglas - abolitionist, writerW.E.B. DuBois - writer, social scientistDr. Mae Jemison - astronaut, medical doctorMaya Angelou - poet, entertainer, civil rig
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5th - 12th, Adult Education
NO PREP! No Grading & 100% Digital! A perfect lesson to add to your African American/Black History Month activities. Students will “Escape the Museum Room” while learning about 11 African American INVENTORS and answering comprehension questions using a Google Form. Students will search the room for clues. Clues are disguised throughout the room and will lead students to videos, slides, and text. Questions in the Google Form are EDITABLE. The slides containing text, videos, and websites are V
There are many African Americans who influenced many during their lifetime. This bundle provides 20 reading comprehension passages with questions to assess students' understanding. The full preview provides more information on each passage. The individual listings give even more information. Each product has a color and black and white version, as well as a key.The ZIP file of each product has a PDF student version for posting on personal sites, such as Google classroom or Canvas, or sending
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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3rd - 8th
Highlight African Americans in STEM fields. Each one-page biography features a black American and comes with 5 comprehension questions. Perfect for Black History month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in your middle school classroom.By middle school most students have already heard about the most commonly celebrated African American inventors and others in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). This set is designed to introduce students to black women and men
Learn the musical traits of African American Spirituals and their origins in slavery in the United States; discover their purposes and secret messages;listen to and analyze examples; compare and contrast different interpretations/versions. I used this lesson with a unit on American Music History with a 7th grade general music class, but it could also be used as a supplemental US History lesson. This is a one-time lesson that includes a powerpoint with interactive slides, song lyrics, embedded
This Famous African-Americans: A Mini Research Project is the perfect Black History Month activity for your middle schoolers. Your students will get to dig into the lives of some of the most influential African Americans in our history, and learn how to conduct responsible online research. To begin, students will create a booklet that will guide them through the research process. This booklet is structured enough to provide guidance, but still gives students plenty of opportunity to find the i
22 investigations of African-American inventors and entrepreneurs. Students search online for information about each inventor's year of birth and death, gender, schools or college attended, jobs, inventions, and other interesting things from their life:Gladys West, George Washington Carver, Henry Sampson, Lewis Howard Latimer, Elijah McCoy, Garrett Morgan, Madame C. J. Walker, Benjamin Banneker, Otis Boykin, Frederick McKinley Jones, Granville Woods, Thomas L. Jennings, Marie Van Brittan Brown,
30 investigations of African-American musicians. Students search online for information about each musician: the instrument they played, where and when they were born, things they are famous for, accomplishments, awards they won, etc.Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, B. B. King, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chuck Berry, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, José White, Questlove, Lenny Kravitz, Max Roach, Fats Domino, Sh
This illustrated workbook offers a comprehensive history of the African-American experience in the U.S. from the era of slavery to the battles for civil rights. This workbook includes biographies and a cultural history, written at a level that most younger students will find to be approachable and easy to follow. The workbook format includes many multiple-choice and open-ended questions after each passage, with which students can practice reading comprehension and writing skills while reinforcin
If you are looking for a skit for your Black History Program, you will love this one. It covers theaccomplishments of African American Inventors. I looked everywhere for skits that my students could perform, and when I came up empty, I wrote my own! Enjoy

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