Black History Month Activity - Black Hero Puzzle

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If you're looking for Black History Month activities that go beyond just reading passages, you're in the right place! These Black Hero puzzles are a great way to engage your students and let them show off what they have learned!

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What is included:

  • 2 Sizes- A small version that fits one page for few facts, less copying, and smaller handwriting (no assembling!). A large version for bigger handwriting and more facts (Does assemble!).
  • The large version comes with lined pieces and unlined pieces to help students with their writing.
  • A variety of Black American images included in the puzzles.
  • Blank versions of both small and large in case your students' black hero isn't included.
  • Student directions

These legendary Black Americans are included:

  • Barack Obama, Barbara Jordan, Benjamin O. Davis Jr., Bessie Coleman, Billie Holiday, Booker T. Washington
  • Colin Powell, Condoleeza Rice
  • Daniel Hale
  • Elijah McCoy
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Garrett Morgan, George Washington Carver
  • Harriet Tubman, Hattie McDaniel
  • Jackie Robinson, Jesse Owens
  • Katherin Johnson
  • Langston Hughes, Louis Armstrong
  • Mae Jemison, Malcolm X, Mary McLeod Bethune, Matthew Henson, Michelle Obama, Misty Copeland, Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali
  • Ralph Ellison, Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges
  • Shirley Chisholm, Sojourner Truth
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • W.E.B. DuBois, Wilma Rudolph

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Scientist & Inventor Biography Puzzles

Printing Notes:

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale. I would suggest printing "as image" to avoid any potential issues.

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Total Pages
81 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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