The Black History Month seasonal pages will provide you with great resources to help educate students about important historical events and people of African decent. Ideas within this section include: historical Negro baseball leagues, Martin Luther King Jr., projects detailing the civil rights movement, printable worksheets and more.
Your creativity can help other teachers. Submit your Black History Month activity today. Don't forget to include additional resources-documents, web sites, or a photo.
Search through this great list of famous African-Americans.
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. Surveys the full range of the Library's African-American collections including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound.
Over 50 Black composers and musicians are profiled. A Black History Quiz and audio samples are included as well.
Black Baseball's Negro Baseball Leagues
Learn about the history, players, and teams that made up the early baseball leagues.
The Black History Museum
Explore their interactive exhibits.
Celebrate Black History Month
History Channel resources that include: speeches, video clips, TV programming, and more.
The Faces of Science: African-Americans in the Sciences
Biographical information on noted African-American scientists.
Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad
A project by 2nd grade students in Sleepy Hollow, NY.
I Have A Dream Speech
Find an online transcript of this famous speech.
Images of 19th Century Black Americans
The New York Public Library Digital Library Collections.
The Internet African American History Challenge
"An interactive quiz that helps you sharpen your knowledge of African American History."
The Life of Harriet Tubman
Learn about the role of this incredible women.
National Museum of African Art
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, this museum provides online images from its collection of sub-Saharan African art.
Stamp on Black History
You can find an incredible amount of resources. Some include: cooking, games, puzzles, information, and more.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scavenger Hunt Grades 2 +
Looking for a way to integrate technology into your classroom? Here's an activity that requires students to use the internet to learn more about D. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Find various types of puzzles to use in your classroom.
Happy Birthday MLK! Grades Various
Activities for learning about the life of the famous civil rights leader.
Harriet Tubman & Reading Comprehension Grades 3-5
A Read, Write, Think lesson that will have students learning about Harriet Tubman while also working on summarizing.
Harriet Tubman Grades 4-5
Through several activities and reading students will identify with this woman and be able to identify other famous people and events of the Civil War era.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Grade 3
This is cross-content lesson that is based on the book Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky. You will also find a great list of internet resources on Harriet Tubman.
Martin Luther King Day Activities Grade Various
This unit includes several books and activities dealing with a variety of subjects.
Rosa Parks Grades 3-4
A great mini-unit that will introduce your students to the life and contributions of Rosa Parks.
Unity Handprint Wreath Grades Various
This wreath symbolizes cultural unity. You can adjust the handprint colors for different occasions (for example, you may wish to use handprints in different shades of brown for Black History Month)
Check out two music videos "On an Underground Railroad" (this one is complete, including a teacher's guide) and "Don't Look Back" (about Satchel Paige--no video yet on this one, but a great song, written by a teacher from Tallahassee, FL).
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