What a wonderful way to learn about some of the African Americans of our country and the contributions that they have made to society.
These single page comprehension activities have corresponding tests or questions sheets to help you assess your students' understanding of the text.
Use them to practice for standardized tests or for lessons within the curriculum.
Included are texts about....
Garrett Morgan (traffic signal)
Ruby Bridges (1st African American to attend an all white school)
Dr. Charles Drew (1st blood bank)
Louis Armstrong (jazz musician)
Rosa Parks (civil rights activist)
George Washington Carver (scientist and inventor)
Harriet Tubman (underground railroad "conductor")
Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Olympic gold medalist)
Mae Jemison (1st Female African-American astronaut)
Dr. Patricia Bath (invented Laserphaco Probe)