Black History Month Resources

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February is Black History Month. Explore the many contributions of African-Americans with our cross-curricular lessons, printables, quizzes, and activities below. You'll find biographies on athletes, scientists, civil rights leaders, and more! Utilize these resources for grades K-12 to examine the historical and social context of slavery. From art to technology, there are activities to connect Black history with every subject including holiday resources for Kwanzaa and Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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    Literature Guide

    Ghetto Cowboy Reading and Activity Guide

    Learn about the urban riders of Philadelphia. This printable guide to Ghett... read more

    Literature Guide

    The Help Teacher's Guide

    Learn about the Civil Rights Movement through literature. The Help by Kathr... read more

    Literature Guide

    Twelve Years a Slave Teacher's Guide

    Introduce students to the slave narrative genre, then begin an in-depth stu... read more

    Worksheet

    Matching Names of Famous Black Americans

    Students match the first and last names of famous black Americans. Then, th... read more

    Worksheet

    Kwanzaa Terms Matching Activity

    Kwanzaa terms and definitions are reviewed in this vocabulary matching acti... read more

    Worksheet

    The Lions of Little Rock Teacher's Guide

    Use this teacher's guide with The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine to... read more

    Literature Guide

    These Hands Teacher's Guide

    During the 1950s and early 1960s, African American workers at many large-sc... read more

    Literature Guide

    Ellen's Broom Discussion Guide & Activities

    Teach young children about the lives of former slaves and their families du... read more

    Worksheet

    Up Close: Thurgood Marshall Discussion Guide

    Examine the life and work of Thurgood Marshall—a lawyer and U.S. Supreme Co... read more

    Biography

    Condoleezza Rice

    Learn about the life of Condoleezza Rice, who served as U.S. Secretary of S... read more

    Quiz

    African-American Quotations

    Can your students identify these quotations by famous African Americans? Te... read more

    Quiz

    Black Athletes Quiz

    Test your knowledge of famous African American athletes who made a differen... read more