Black History Month Resources

Lesson Plans ready to print and teach in your classroom TODAY:

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!

Thousands of grab-and-go lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, extension activities, and other teaching ideas.

Civil rights. Pioneering individuals. Social justice movements. These great themes of Black History are just as current as ever. 

Resources to create your own lessons:

The History Channel’s collection of articles, videos, pictures and speeches focus on the celebration of Black History in America

TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read! Issues cover a wide range of real-world topics kids love to learn about – and it’s the best nonfiction text you’ll find! TFK has highlited Black History in America with interviews, articles, videos and printables.

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS’s educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.