Free Black History Month Activities - MLK & Rosa Parks Biographies and More

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
8 pages


This no prep and free black history month resource contains short biographies for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, as well as reading comprehension and social studies activities to go along with the biographies. This makes a great center activity for teaching about Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, for black history month, or for anytime during the school year!

This resource is a sample of 15 Biographies and Activities for Teaching About Famous African Americans.

This resource for teaching about two African American heroes includes:

  • short biographies for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks
  • a Venn Diagram to help students compare MLK and Rosa Parks
  • a timeline for students to fill in using the information from the biographies
  • a Find the Fib activity
  • comprehension questions
  • a grading rubric and answer key

Use these activities with 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade students as a center activity, workstation, small group activity, homework, review, and more!

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
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