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! https://www.teachervision.com/holidays/black-history-month

Thousands of grab-and-go lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, extension activities, and other teaching ideas. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lessons-and-ideas/#lessons-plans

Civil rights. Pioneering individuals. Social justice movements. These great themes of Black History are just as current as ever. https://newsela.com/text-sets/29/black-in-america 

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 http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-month

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.  http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/black-history-month

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. http://www.pbs.org/black-culture/explore/black-history-month-facts-and-films/#.WJ4uitIrKUk