8 Famous African Americans Unit

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K - 3rd, Homeschool
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This was a great resource to use with my fifth grade English Language Learners. I wish It was offered in a digital format for this year.
Great resource to use with my multi-age and ability level class. The kids really liked the booklets and getting to take them home!


Empower your students with knowledge of some of the most influential African Americans in history with this comprehensive unit! From Booker T. Washington to Thurgood Marshall, your students will learn about 8 famous figures through reading passages, graphic organizers, interactive notebook pages, and mini-foldable books. Each historical figure is accompanied by a coloring page, comprehension questions, and easy-to-construct mini-foldable book.

Perfect for read-alouds, small group reading assignments, or independent study, this pack is adaptable across multiple grade levels. Check out the preview for a more in-depth look at the included activities. Invest in your students' education and get this pack today!

Booker T. Washington

Frederick Douglass

George Washington Carver

Jackie Robinson

Jesse Owens

Sojourner Truth

Ruby Bridges

Thurgood Marshall.

For each historical figure, you will find:

★1 graphic organizer,

★1 page in the coloring book,

★1 reading passage,

★1 set of comprehension questions,

★1 interactive NB page,

★ AND 1 mini-foldable book. Each mini-foldable takes just ONE sheet of paper!!! This makes it very easy for students to construct the books themselves just by folding the paper twice!

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