Black History Month Research and One-Pager Summary Project

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Chomping at the Lit
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5th - 12th, Homeschool
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12 pages
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The students enjoyed researching their historical figures. They created beautiful one-pagers some were more indepth than others.
One of my favorite resources of all time! My students learned so much and created beautiful one-pagers.
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Celebrate Black History Month with this one-pager project that requires students to research important African American figures in history. Completed projects make beautiful hallway or classroom displays; students' artwork also makes for great bulletin boards that highlight Black History Month.

Included in this purchase is:

  • Student directions for the one pager project (2 Versions: PDF and word document)
  • Rubric for the one pager project
  • Example one pager (Maya Angelou)
  • 10 BLANK TEMPLATES (printable -- optional)

Some research options include:

Ruby Bridges

Toni Morrison

Langston Hughes

Zora Neale Hurston

Alice Walker

Maya Angelou

Jesse Owens

Bessie Coleman

Martin Luther King Jr.

Jackie Robinson

Frederick Douglass

George Washington Carver

Muhammad Ali

Rosa Parks

W. E. B. Du Bois

Jesse Jackson

Thurgood Marshall

Harriet Tubman

Malcolm X

Barack Obama

Booker T. Washington

Ella Baker

Shirley Chisholm

Ida B. Wells

Benjamin O. Davis Sr.

Robert Sengstacke Abbott

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Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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