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Black History Month

Printable worksheets, reading comprehension passages, and coloring pages to use during Black History Month. Figures highlighted include Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Guy Bluford, and others.

Black History Worksheets

Reading Comprehension

Teach your students about the first African American woman to become a pilot: Bessie Coleman. They'll read a short passage and then answer several short answer and multiple choice questions about the text.
4th Grade
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Learn about a remarkable woman who faced difficult challenges to become an accomplished doctor, scientist, astronaut, explorer, and astronaut: Dr. Mae Jemison.
6th Grade
This is a biographical article on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Following the article is a page of reading comprehension questions.
2nd and 3rd Grades
This is a more advanced version of the biographical article on Martin Luther King, Jr.
4th and 5th Grades
Print off this reading comprehension worksheet to teach students about the inspiring track and field athlete Wilma Rudolph.
4th Grade
Rosa Parks was an American civil rights activist. She is well-known for a non-violent protect in which she broke the law by refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.
4th and 5th Grades
Sojourner Truth was born a slave and became an outspoken abolitionist and women’s rights activist. She was the first Black woman to win a lawsuit against a white man.
5th Grade
When you think of a courageous trailblazer, who comes to your mind? When you learn about Harriet Tubman in this historical biography, you'll see why she is remembered as a heroic and courageous leader of the abolitionist cause.
6th Grade

Scavenger Hunt

Cut out the 18 cards in this printable packet and hide them around the classroom. Give each student a copy of the worksheet and have them find the answers by finding and reading all of the hidden cards.
3rd through 6th Grades

Coloring Pages

Guy Bluford is an aerospace engineer, astronaut, and Air Force Pilot. In 1983, he became the first African American to fly in sspace.
3rd through 7th Grades
Dr. King was a minister and spokesperson for the American Civil Rights Movement.
1st through 7th Grades
Harriet Tubman was the conductor of the Underground Railroad. In the mid-1800s, she personally led countless slaves to freedom.
4th through 8th Grades
Rosa Parks was an activist during the American Civil Rights Movement.
4th through 8th Grades
See also:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This page contains a series of worksheets to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Women's History Month (March)

Here you'll find resources to help your students learn about famous women throughout history.

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