Black History Information Swap: 21 African-American Mini-Biographies and Posters

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Black History Information Swap: 21 African-American Mini-Biographies and Posters 

Get your students moving, sharing, and presenting information about 21 African-American icons.

Students will receive a photo-card along with three facts about authors, comedians, civil rights leaders, athletes - and more - who changed the course of history.

Students will share information with several classmates before presenting their facts to the class.

Three mini-lessons, created to improve students’ reading, writing and listening/speaking proficiencies, are explained in this resource.

The famous African Americans represented in this product include:

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Maya Angelou
  3. Louis Armstrong
  4. Arthur Ashe
  5. Bessie Coleman
  6. Misty Copeland
  7. Whoopi Goldberg
  8. Matthew Henson
  9. Billie Holliday
  10. Langston Hughes
  11. Katherine Johnson
  12. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  13. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  14. Nelson Mandela
  15. Thurgood Marshall
  16. Barack Obama
  17. Michele Obama
  18. Jackie Robinson
  19. Harriet Tubman
  20. Oprah Winfrey
  21. Malcolm X

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