Black History Month Nonfiction Rebus Stories - SLrebus

Simple Literature
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
Formats Included
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9 pages
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No prep! Picture stories! Get one-page informational texts about a handful of African American heroes in a rebus format! Guided reading has never been so easy!

Students use word pictures to read each nonfiction sheet! This type of reading helps children better comprehend snippets from the biographies of amazing Americans! Great for literacy centers and fun for literature circles, this collection of rebuses includes:

  • Booker T. Washington: Not Yet 5
  • Brave Robert Smalls
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Crispus Attucks: A Patriot
  • Elizabeth Jennings and New York Streetcars
  • Harriet Tubman Says Goodbye
  • Harriet Tubman Flees

If you’re looking for curriculum for rebuses, search “SimpleLitRebus” here. Or if you’re looking for additional, one-page, guided reading rebuses, search “SLrebus” at

Would you like a free rebuses during the school year? Then go to the free Simple Literature Book Club Flyer for Kids. Up to eight different rebus stories are included for a limited time each school year!


Black History Month Nonfiction Rebus Stories is copyrighted © 2023 by Simple Literature. Parents and teachers may reproduce worksheets from this Simple Literature product for personal use in public, private, or home-school classrooms. No part of this manuscript and curricula may be included in printed, Web, digital, or any form of print, Web, digital, cloud, or electronic curricula, or distributed, personally, electronically, via the cloud, or commercially without the express written permission of Simple Literature. All rights reserved. First printing, 2023.

Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
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