Black History Month Printables

For Teachers: Download these free printable activities to teach your students about African-American history

Feb 06, 2014 | By TFK Staff

Grades 5-6:

A Peaceful Leader

Students read a time line of important events in the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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A Part of History

Students read and analyze a primary-source document.

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Grades 3-4:

A Famous Speech

Have students do a close reading of an excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

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African-American History

Students read about the achievements of four famous African Americans.

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Grade 2:

Martin Luther King Jr.

Students read a time line to learn more about the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Ruby and Me

Students read a chart about Ruby Bridges and her life then fill it in to compare themselves to her.

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Grades K-1:

Living the Dream

Have students write words and draw pictures to show how they can help make Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream come true.

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Story of a Singer

Students read a story about Billie Holiday and answer questions.

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