Coloring Book of Prominent African-Americans
||Celebrate Black history month with a coloring book of prominent African-Americans. Each coloring page has a picture and a description of a civil rights leader, writer, scientist, inventor, educator, politician, musician, or athlete. Print a coloring book for each student, or have them create their own mini-books with pictures and biographies of notable figures in African-American history. Students will learn about the accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr., Sarah Boone, Rosa Parks, and more!
- Sarah Boone Coloring Page
Children read about Sarah Boone, a famous African-American inventor, and color in the picture. It's a great arts & crafts activity to use during Black History Month (February) or Women's History Month (March).
- George Washington Carver – Coloring Page
Children read a short biography of the African-American inventor George Washington Carver, who discovered hundreds of products that could be made from peanuts. Then, they color in his picture. Use this worksheet as a supplement to your Black History Month (February) unit.
- Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa Creator (Coloring Page)
Coloring book page with picture of Dr. Maulana Karenga. He is the creator of Kwanzaa, the African-American holiday that celebrates African ancestry, traditions, and culture. You can also use this worksheet during Black History Month (February).
- Martin Luther King Jr Resources for Teachers
Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American civil rights leader and National hero, who was born on January 15. Share the stories of his vision and commitment by using activities and printables that detail his life.
- Popular Black History Month Biographies
February is Black History Month. Celebrate the lives of historic African-American figures, athletes, musicians, and writers by sharing these Black History Month biographies with your students.
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Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month
Tornadoes in Oklahoma
May is Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month! Don't overlook this opportunity to study and enjoy activities about the history and culture of Asian-Pacific American communities.
The recent rash of tornadoes in Oklahoma
, which killed at least two dozen people, may have your students wondering why such natural disasters occur, how they may be affected by them, and what they can do to help. Use these resources to teach the geography of Oklahoma and the Southwestern United States, to explain tornadoes, and to discuss the resulting crises with your class.
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May Calendar of Events
May is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Backyard Games Week (5/23-29) and Memorial Day (5/27). Plus, celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, Clean Air Month, and Physical Fitness & Sports Month all May long!
Common Core Lessons & Resources
Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Work these new standards into your curriculum with our reading, writing, speaking, social studies, and math lessons and activities. Each piece of content incorporates the Common Core State Standards into the activity or lesson.