Black Historical Figures Interactive Fan

Product Description

You and your students will love this black history figures interactive fan that promotes hands-on student engagement. It's similar to other hands-on ways of engaging with material that you might be more familiar with such as foldables and flipbooks. This learning tool is a great way to enhance your lessons and ensure your students know all about a diverse set of African American leaders who have influenced the world in various ways. You can use the interactive fan in a variety of ways. You can lead students through the information needed, or students can do the research themselves instead. The fan can be printed in black & white or color, and it works with many different resources including textbooks, websites, and videos. Although it can of course be used year-round, the project is culturally relevant and would make an awesome Black History Month or Women's History Month addition! Clear instructions are included.

For each person included, students will research information about:

-Education and Career

-Challenges they faced


-Personal Quote or Life Lesson Learned

This fan includes the following 37 figures:

  1. Arthur Ashe
  2. Barack Obama
  3. Barbara Jordan
  4. Benjamin O. Davis
  5. Bessie Coleman
  6. Billie Holiday
  7. Booker T. Washington
  8. Colin Powell
  9. Condoleeza Rice
  10. Daniel Hale Williams
  11. Elijah McCoy
  12. Fred Jones
  13. Frederick Douglass
  14. Garrett Morgan
  15. George Washington Carver
  16. Guion Bluford
  17. Harriet Tubman
  18. Hattie McDaniel
  19. Jackie Robinson
  20. James Weldon Johnson
  21. John Lewis
  22. Katherine Johnson
  23. Langston Hughes
  24. Louis Armstrong
  25. Malcolm X
  26. Mary McLeod Bethune
  27. Matthew Henson
  28. Michelle Obama
  29. Misty Copeland
  30. Martin Luther King Jr.
  31. Muhammad Ali
  32. Ralph Ellison
  33. Robert Robinson Taylor
  34. Shirley Chisholm
  35. Sojourner Truth
  36. Thurgood Marshall
  37. W.E.B. Du Bois

These fans are interactive, student-friendly, promote comprehension, keep students organized, are self-paced, look great, promote creativity, and are easy to collect and assess. They can be used with any resource (textbook, website, etc.). For maximum durability, I recommend printing them on card stock, but regular printer paper works just fine as well. 

I sincerely value your thoughts and would be extremely grateful if you could leave feedback after downloading this product. Thanks!

You may also be interested in interactive fans focusing on other topics:

Hispanic Heritage and Latino Leaders Interactive Fan

Ancient Egyptians Interactive Fan

Bill of Rights U.S. Amendments Interactive Fan

Earth Day and Environmentalism Interactive Fan

Landforms and Water Features Interactive Fan

Presidents of the United States Interactive Fan

The Scientific Method Interactive Fan

U.S. Regions Interactive Fan Bundle

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