Vocabulary Matching - The focus here is on influential people and their accomplishments. Includes: Muhammad Ali, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglas, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Barack Obama, Rosa Parks, Ida B. Wells, Oprah Winfrey, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman.
Who's Who - Cut out and pop pictures into the slots and then use different parts of speech to describe them.
Reading Comprehension Worksheets:
Civil Rights Act of 1964 - What is commonly called the American Civil Rights Movement took place
in the 1950s and early 1960s. The courageous efforts of many kept the issues still facing African Americans at the forefront of American politics.
Milestones - Choose of these historic events and imagine you
are living through it. Where are you? What is going on around you? What do you witness? How does it make you feel?
African American Civil Rights - A reading passage that explores the Civil Rights Movement which was a struggle for racial
equality that began after the Civil War and eventually led to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Reading Passage - This reading passage helps you explore the history behind this month. It then ask you how you will celebrate.
Crossword Puzzle - This includes all different types of vocabulary terms that apply to the Civil Rights Movement.
Word Scramble - Take your time to unscramble all the words and phrases that you come up against.
Sentence Writing - Write five sentences about Black History Month. This should start off your creative writing projects.
Important People - Draw a picture of a person that you feel was an important figure and explore them.
All About... - Tell us all about a person and draw a picture about them. This would obviously be a prominent figure in African American history.
Key Moment in Their Life - Another way to take a look at key figures. This collects a great deal of data on this person.
Olympic Moments - Research historic Olympic moments in Black History and tell us the who and what of the events.
I Have a Dream... - This is a graphic organizer to help you chart the accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
My Heroes - Who do you admire in life and why? Explore the heroes in your own life.