February is Black History Month. Check out these resources available forom TeachersPayTeachers that can save educators or homeschoolers time and energy.
- Students analyze a quotation (or more than one) of Nelson Mandela. Six different quotation sheets are included. They then respond to the quotation (following your guidelines)
- Black History Month athletes and entertainers bulletin board package includes 56 black and white .PDFs in a ZIP folder. Included are 16 African American writers, poets, athletes, the Great Migration and Harlem Renaissance. Math problems and writing and art analysis prompts (the paintings of Jacob Lawrence) help students go beyond looking at pictures.
- People included: Hank Aaron, Alice Coachman, Satchel Paige, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Robinson, Jesse Owens, Arthur Ashe, Muhammad Ali, Alvin Ailey, Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, Jacob Lawrence, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Zora Neale Hurston, Billy Holiday
- The Mystery of the Underground Railroad Conductor is an interactive project that makes the Underground Railroad come alive. Slave Ann Clark has escaped from her owner in South Carolina and made her way to Canada via the URR. Who helped her in this illegal endeavor? Students will experience life in pre-Civil War America by researching and taking on the persona of a historical figure while trying to solve the mystery. A number of classroom activities to prepare students or as supplementary assignments are included in this 38 page resource.
Check out previous articles with more resources for Black History Month, Presidents’ Day and healthy hearts.