This is a fabulous activity for February or anytime! Each student creates short biography. I give each student a sheet of copy paper for the picture, a construction paper square and a 5x7 index card. When completed, arrange the squares on the floor and tape them together on the back side to form a
ALL New for 2017!
This unit has had a major facelift and has nearly tripled in size! Included are many various activities and opportunities for your students to learn about slavery and the secrets of the underground railroad, via slavery quilts.
~Vocabulary Word Wall with 20 conte
Black History Month Class Quilt Project: This project contains 25 famous people important to black history. After the individual pages are completed, they fit together to create a large class quilt. Quilts play an important part in Back History, so it is the perfect platform to display the contribut
Black History can be a very "heavy" topic, especially when teaching it to Kinders and Firsties! So I intentionally made this unit very light and positive, while making sure to bring about the topic of Black History in a meaningful manner! Your students will learn more about themselves, Black Histo
Black History Month is a perfect time for both reflection and celebration of African American history and achievements! This unit focuses on Black History Greats in the areas of sports, inventions, civil rights, the sciences, the arts and other positive achievements worthy of celebration. It does
FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH. I’ve provided a slide show about the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman’s role in freeing more than 300 slaves. Students can learn about Freedom Quilts by using tessellations, patterns and geometry in designing their own quilts
Need a unique, creative, colorful and fun resource to help teach about famous African-American performers (jazz, pop, rap, R&B, etc.) and composers? This combined set of quilt design worksheets AND larger blocks (to make wall sized paper quilts) will make a great additional resource for your bla
These biography handouts are perfect for Black History Month activities and are loaded with the type of information your students need to know. Information provided on the handouts pertains to birth/death facts, genres performer was involved with, famous song titles, and interesting facts. Some of t
This Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt supplemental activity/project incorporates writing, black history, art, and measurement.
Based on what they learn about quilts from the picture book, students create their own freedom quilt and then write a paragraph about the path to freedom their quilt depic
Black History Month
Common Core Aligned, DOK questions and activities
This Black History Month Unit includes history and biographies of important events and people during slavery and Civil Rights Movement with activities to reinforce learning.
Included are the following:
1. Introduction text
Engage your students with 21st Century Learning by going digital!
Your students will love combining their artistic and technical skills by creating a digital “quilt square” about a famous Black American. They will collaborate with their classmates as they add their squares together to create a “Di
This product, The Secret of the Slavery Freedom Quilts, is a coloring and journal activity book. There are pages of quilt squares used on freedom quilts as part of the Underground Railroad. Students will be intrigued because the symbols on the quilts were secret codes; the "secrets" are revealed a
This resource is aimed at the younger, First - Third grade students. It is all about the Underground Railroad. It discusses slavery and what it was, the Underground Railroad not being a real railroad, slave freedom quilts, other secret codes of the railroad, Harriet Tubman, and more. The unit fol
My students love listening to content rich, engaging read alouds. I constantly change our listen to reading books based on the holiday's and our theme subjects. These 19 printable QR codes are the perfect way to incorporate these read alouds into your classroom library.
All the QR codes are linked
A Black History Month Listening Library:
Included are 14 stories with SafeShare.tv QR codes.
All SafeShare.tv links and QR codes are safe to share with children without being afraid that they can get to potentially inappropriate content. Free of ads and outside links.
Print these out for your lit
Just in time for Black History Month! Meet the Artist BUNDLE! Romare Bearden, Faith Ringgold, and Willliam H.Johnson. Integrate literacy and the arts into Black History Month by studying some of the greatest African American Artists of our time!
Tired of the same biography units year after year? In
Black History Freedom Quilt
Create a freedom quilt with your class using these directions, parent letter, and grading rubric. A fun activity to get your students excited about their African American history projects. This project will allow your students to create a beautiful visual representatio
Need a unique, creative, colorful and fun resource to help teach about famous African-American performers (jazz, pop, rap, R&B, etc.) and composers? These quilt blocks allow you, a group of students or your entire class to build their own quilt for Black History Month (or really any time of the
Are you a classroom teacher looking for a way to integrate STEM activities into your current curriculum? If so, this product might be just what you are looking for. If you read Follow the Drinking Gourd or study the Underground Railroad during Black History Month these STEM activities will complemen
Teach students about Harriet Tubman with this fun Speech and Language Therapy unit. This pack comes with its own decodable 18 page decodable mini book and over 35 pages of speech and language therapy activities in color and black and white.
Phonological Awareness- rhyme, syllab
BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS FEBRUARY Take your students to another level in studying black history with interactive notebooks. I've provided an abundance of templates about different famous African Americans. I've given you Internet resources, MLK's I Have a Dream Speech video, the White House virtual to
African American History Quilt
Biography and Historical Events Student Projects
Grades (3-12) -Subjects: English Language Art, Literature
What makes a historical person unique and different? This activity or project will challenge your students to discover and create the righ
Need a unique, creative, colorful and fun resource to help teach about famous African-American performers (jazz, pop, rap, R&B, etc.) and composers? These quilt design worksheets will make a great additional resource for your black history month unit (or really any time of the year). All your s
Looking for a fun way to listen and analyse music of Black Male Musicians from Black History Month? Try this listening quilt activity including 24 different quilt patches. Just put on your favourite music and off you go! When students are finished they can cut out the quilts and put them together. G
Just in time for Black History Month! Meet the Artist Integrate literacy and the arts into Black History Month by studying some of the greatest African American Artists of our time!
Tired of the same biography units year after year? Introduce your students to the world's greatest artists. Choose a
BLACK HISTORY MONTH ACTIVITIES - MLK, Harriet Tubman, Ruby Bridges, and Interactive Notebook; For Black History Month, I've included four different units about famous African Americans. These units are filled with character traits of these civil rights leaders, graphic organizers, writing, and tole
Teach your students about Harriet Tubman with this packet of easy to use activities. It’s perfect as part of a social studies unit in February for Black History Month. You’ll find an information poster, booklet, vocabulary, Quilt Code craft (can be displayed with writing on a bulletin board), acrost
An interactive biography report on the life of Harriet Tubman- Perfect for Black History or Woman's History!
Students scan QR codes using a QR reader to display reading passages about Harriet Tubman and life as a slave. Don't have access to technology? Printable versions are included as well.
If your students enjoy being creative while they research and learn, this bundle is for you. There are many different areas of interest from the Underground Railroad to the Harlem Renaissance and to a variety of African Americans representing every field. This bundle offers a saving of over 20% if b
Inside you will find seven of my top-rated literature studies to share with children during Black History Month: The Story of Ruby Bridges, Follow the Drinking Gourd, Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, Freedom Summer, Rosa, Henry's Freedom Box, and Martin's Big Words. I love using these pages and gr
Africa Black History Lesson Plans and Activities by Suzanne Harris- Integrates reading, language arts, math, science, social studies, and writing.
Africa Black History Lesson Plans and Activities includes a complete set of Africa & Black history lesson plans for all subjects and worksheets.
An African Story Vine is a great way to incorporate a month full of fabulous literacy during "Black History Month". The story vine was a way that stories could be transported from Africa, when slaves left bringing very little else with them. Included you will find all the contents needed to creat
Shoo Fly is an arts integration lesson combining an art lesson using the shoo fly paper quilt pattern, the song Shoo Fly Don't bother me, and the history of the quilt square pattern and the legend of the quilt pattern's part in Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad. The art project/lesson has an int
This is a research project you can give to your students to learn about famous African-Americans.
This product includes a parent letter describing the project, a rubric, a blank template, and an example quilt piece.
Designed to have your students draw or write what they know and have learnt about ‘Black History Month’ these quilt pieces will make a colorful ‘Black History Month’ wall display for your classroom.
Each worksheet has 6 patchwork squares designed for a variety of drawing and writing responses.
These engaging activities are designed to complement the book 'Under The Quilt Of Night' By: Deborah Hopkinson , which tells the stories of a brave Slave running for freedom. The students will answer questions about the life of a Slave on the run, participate in discussions, practice inferencing, p
This 49-page short-story study aligned with core reading standards includes worksheets, printables, games, comprehension questions, writing prompts, and more for “A Revolutionary War Hero,” Black History and Literature curriculum.
This packet includes the following:
”A Revolutionary War Hero” Curr
This year to celebrate Black History Month, let your students highlight the incredible accomplishments & contributions of African-Americans in a class Quilt!
Each student in will be responsible for contributing one square of the quilt that will highlight the contributions of a Historical African
Everything you need to show school pride during Black History Month!!
This Black History Committee Pack has everything you need to show pride during Black History Month. Activities are designed for grades K – 5! Students will love showing their creativity. The activities are designed to bring art
An activity I did with my middle school students in which they researched one person from the included list and made a paper square with images and text related to that person. Together, these squares built a class quilt suitable for display on a bulletin board or wall as part of your class' or scho
Are you a classroom teacher looking for a way to integrate STEM or STEAM activities into your current curriculum? If so, this product might be just what you are looking for! This is a bundle of STEM STEAM challenges to use throughout your school year.
We have done all the research and planning f
Collaborative practice in the classroom can facilitate acceptance, cooperation and teamwork. These unique pages offer an incredible variety of collaborative projects that are no-prep, low maintenance, and literally full proof for student success.
The concept is simple – the results are awesome! U
This Underground Railroad lapbook contains many interactive foldable items that are sure to keep your students engaged and interested. An introductory PowerPoint presentation is also included.
WHAT DOES THIS RESOURCE INCLUDE?
1. Underground Railroad LapBook
As a great activity to be incorporated
This power point presentation by Debra Bays tells the story of the role of quilt blocks in the journey north along the Underground Railroad. Often times, slaves were prepared for their journey North by using a quilt sampler to instruct about what tools to accompany them on the journey; crossroads an
This freedom quilts mini unit is the perfect addition to your social studies curriculum with 4 different math connections!
This freedom quilts mini unit includes information pages to give students background knowledge on the underground railroad and the use of freedom quilts, printable of quilt pat
This brand new SECOND SET of original tiles was created to bring even more fun, more learning and more collaboration into your classroom!Collaborative practice in the classroom can facilitate acceptance, cooperation and teamwork. These unique pages offer an incredible variety of collaborative proje
Are you a classroom teacher looking for a way to integrate STEM STEAM activities into your current curriculum? If so, this product might be just what you are looking for! This is a bundle of STEM STEAM challenges to use in the winter during December, January, and February.
We have done all the res
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Additional packets for Black History Month:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Mini Unit
George Washington Carver
Journey into the world of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman was born a slave and as a young girl and she
Are you a classroom teacher looking for a way to integrate STEM STEAM activities into your current curriculum? If so, this product might be just what you are looking for! This contains STEM challenges to use during the month of February and a set of Brag Tags to give your students once the activitie
Women's History Month Class Quilt Project: This project contains 31 famous women important to history. After the individual pages are completed, they fit together to create a large class quilt. It can be displayed in the classroom or in a common area of the school to show off just how appreciated th
United States Reports - Travel Agent Edition
Looking for a new, different and fun way to have your students research U. S states? This project motivates even the most reluctant students to join in the fun when they discover they're travel agents! All student worksheets, detailed instructions, teach