How can you celebrate Black History Month during February and weave these important lessons 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, writing prompts, biography projects, and more.

Unit Studies

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

Black History Unit Study - We Got Jazz!
Black History Unit Study – We Got Jazz! by Look We’re Learning
Black History Month in KINDERGARTEN! by Education With an Apron

Reading Passages and Writing Prompts

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

Black History Month Research Passages
Black History Month Research Passages by Princess Netherly
Presidents’ Day Activity | Black History Month Reading Passage | Biographies by Tanya G Marshall The Butterfly Teacher
Serena Williams Close Reading by Teach Me T
Black History Bios and Writing Prompts: Project and Respond
Black History Bios and Writing Prompts: Project and Respond by Read Like a Rock Star

Posters and Clip Art

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

Black History Month Poster Set 2 by Kadeen Teaches
Harriet Tubman Clip Art for Teachers
Harriet Tubman Clip Art for Teachers by Nicole Hernandez – A Teacher’s Idea

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