How will you celebrate Black History Month during February and weave these important figures and history into your classroom throughout the year? Take a look at some creative resources and thoughtful teaching ideas from Teacher-Authors in the TpT community. You’ll find unit studies, reading comprehension activities, classroom posters, and more.


Deepen your students’ knowledge of the contributions and achievements of key individuals throughout black history through the use of these resources. 

Famous African Americans in History Scoot With QR Codes|Black History
Famous African Americans in History Scoot With QR Codes|Black History
by Teach Me T

Black History Month Activities
by The Daily Alphabet

Black History Month
Black History Month
by Latoya Reed

Black History Month – Influential Leaders In Black History
by Its MoNiques World

Black History Biography Cards (Daily Routine)
by Adrienne Wiggins

Unit Studies

These comprehensive units will allow your students to dive deep into the content over time while they learn about famous black individuals of past and present.

Not Your Average Underground Railroad Unit
by Read Like a Rock Star

Black History – Inventors
by Education with an Apron


Reading Comprehension

Help your students learn about events and individuals while building their reading, writing, and research skills.

Henry’s Freedom Box – Comprehension Activities
by BrowniePoints

Posters & Classroom Decor

Use these designs to decorate your classroom and enhance your lessons during Black History Month and beyond.

Black History Month Posters 
by Kadeen Teaches

To see resources for grades 6-12, check them out here.