The names Mae C. Jemison, Aretha Franklin, Maya Angelou, Dr. Charles Drew, Katherine Johnson, and Muhammad Ali written in white on a chalkboard green background.

February is Black History Month, one of the many times of year when it’s important to recognize and reflect on the deep history of Black Americans and to celebrate their achievements, past and present. To help educators honor this history — this month and every month — check out these eight resources from Black educators in the TpT community that you can add to your instruction throughout the year. You’ll find resources that celebrate Black mathematicians and scientists, recognize the leadership of Black Americans in movements for justice and equality, and more.

9 Resources for Teaching About Black History

Black History Month by Latoya Reed

K – 2nd Grade

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1st Grade: Alice Ball by Silloh Curriculum

1st Grade

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Serena Williams Close Reading by Teach Me T

1st – 2nd Grade

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Black History- Inventors NOW DIGITAL! by Education With an Apron

1st – 3rd Grade

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Black History Month Research Passages by Princess Netherly

2nd – 3rd Grade

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Black History Month Biographies | Distance Learning Printable & Digital by Tanya G Marshall The Butterfly Teacher

4th – 6th Grade

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Black Mathematicians Music Video by Music Notes

Not Grade Specific

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Resist-Revolt-Reform: Enslavement and Resistance Project by Fannie’s RAW Content Market

5th – 9th Grade

Letter From Birmingham Jail & Call For Unity – Common Core Aligned by Tanesha B Forman

8th – 10th Grade