Black History Month Activities and Research: Famous African American Women
Make Black History Month come alive for your students with these activities to research 13 famous African American Women. There are 7 activities for each woman which are great for research and making lap books. #blackhistory, #blackhistorymonth,
Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.
Mae Jemison Becomes First African American Woman in Space On this day in Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel through space. She served as Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on
Barbara Ross-Lee was the first African-American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. Her identity is associated with a famous family name, as she is the sister of music legend Diana Ross. She now serves as dean of the New York
Incorporate literacy skills and social studies using this bundle! Famous African American Women Close Reading Passages & Task Cards are perfect to use during Black History Month or just for test prep! Review skills such as main idea and supporting details, cause and effect, context clues, author’s purpose, making inferences, vocabulary, character traits, and sequence while learning about the legacies of Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Sojourner Truth. Includes 3 passages and 36 task cards!