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Teach your students about diversity by using this resource during Black History Month and beyond. If you are searching for engaging activities to use with your secondary students during Black History Month, then this resource is for you.
WHO IT IS FOR
• Appropriate for high school students.
• Students that want to learn about more about Black History.
• Effective for teaching cultural diversity.
• 32 famous African Americans.
• Details of their contributions to society.
• One page biography of each historical figure.
• Multiple choice and short answer Quiz.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Black History Month Activities for Teens (Set 1)
Black History Month activities for Teens (Set 2)
The biographies are comprehensive, yet concise. Since they consist of only one page, it will allow you to easily incorporate them into your curriculum. The activities may be used during classroom instruction or in the small group setting.
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Interactive Table of Contents
Click on the name to navigate to that person’s biography and comprehensive quiz.
To link back: Click on the “Table of Contents” button on each Answer Key page to return to the Table of Contents.
Each Historical Figure has a Quiz
9 Multiple Choice (with 3 answer choices)
1 Short Answer
Answer Key included
(Set 1) 16 Historical Figures
Muhammad Ali—Boxing champion
Maya Angelou—Poet and author
Dr. Guion Bluford—1st black male astronaut for NASA
Cory Booker—U.S. Senator
Ruby Bridges—Integrated the segregated schools
George Washington Carver—Agricultural scientist
Bessie Coleman—1st black female pilot
Frederick Douglass—Civil rights activist
Sarah E. Goode—Inventor of the folding bed
W.C. Handy—Composer and musician
Kamala Harris—1st black female Vice President
Dorothy Height—Civil rights activist
Dr. Mae Jemison—1st black female astronaut for NASA
Katherine Johnson—Mathematician for NASA
Coretta Scott King—Civil rights activist
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—Civil rights activist
(Set 2) 16 Historical Figures
Lewis Latimer—Invented the carbon filament inside the light bulb
Nelson Mandela—Former South African President and civil rights activist
Thurgood Marshall—1st black Supreme Court judge
Elijah McCoy—Mechanical engineer & inventor of the lubricating cup
Barack Obama—1st black President of the U.S.
Michelle Obama—1st black First Lady of the U.S.
Rosa Parks—Civil rights activist
Colin Powell—4 star General and former Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice— Former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State
Mary Seacole—Nurse during the Crimean War
Sojourner Truth—Civil rights activist
Harriet Tubman—Conductor of the Underground Railroad
Neil deGrasse Tyson—Astrophysicist and host of PBS NOVA
Madam C.J. Walker—1st female millionaire
Booker T. Washington—Started the Tuskegee Institute
Reva Williams—1st black female theoretical astrophysicist