This is a HUGE informational text unit is based on Black History Month! It includes two biography units that are closely aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Informational Text.
Black History Month Biography Briefs
: This Black History Month unit introduces your students to the accomplishments of 28 different African Americans through "biography briefs". They make a fabulous Black History Month bulletin board display and are the perfect place to begin class discussions and/or student research. There are 28 cards included- one for each day in February!
This packet is designed to give your students an overview of the impact that African Americans have made in the areas of politics, civil rights, music, sports, literacy, entertainment, science,charitable works, and much more!
"Biography Briefs" are included for: Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, Jackie Robinson, Harriet Tubman, Fredrick Douglas, Rosa Parks, Condoleezza Rice, Sojourner Truth, Maya Angelo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Doug Williams, Muhammad Ali, W.E.B. Du Bois, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, Langston Hughes, Gabby Douglas, Serena Williams, Michael Jackson, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgereld, Ruby Bridges, and Guion S. Bluford, and Simone Biles. One for each day of February!
Each of the 28 biography cards is included twice, once with a simple, classic black background and once with a patriotic, (red, white and blue) background. Also included is an "I Have, Who Has" game, a student recording booklet, and review question sheets.
biographies with text dependent questions, an “I Have, Who Has” game, vocabulary cards and much more! This unit is designed to maximize student success since every article is offered in three levels of text and vocabulary complexity. The differentiation is done for you! Perfect for increasing exposure to rigorous texts, whole group instruction, small group instruction, individual reading, and responding, homework and much more!
Black History Month Differentiated Passages
This Black History Month biography set will introduce your students to 12 influential African Americans throughout different times in American history. This unit is designed to maximize student success since every article is offered in three levels of text and vocabulary complexity. The differentiation is done for you!
This is the perfect way to introduce your students to the contributions that African Americans have made in the areas of science, literature, politics, art, entertainment, education and so much more!
This resource includes biographies for each of the following 12 people:
Booker T. Washington
George Washington Carver
Each of the 12 sections includes the same biography written on 3 different reading levels, 1 page of text dependent questions (perfect for class discussion and/or writing prompts) and 1 for students to complete independantly (using evidence from the article to support their answers).
Students can be given their individual reading levels for morning work, homework or as a center. Use a challenging text in a small group or with your class for a shared reading or close reading experience! This is a great way to increase exposure to rigorous texts!
This bundle gives you everything you need for Black History Month at a great discounted price!
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