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African American Heroes Research Project

African American Heroes Research Project

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Celebrate Black History with this engaging research project!  This research project includes low-prep graphic organizers and writing activities to discuss and learn about 28 African American Heroes.

Lead your students to discuss how these heroes changed the world and continue to fight for equality while meeting social studies standards with this science of reading-aligned resource.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Graphic organizers
  • Recording sheets
  • Writing activities
  • Read aloud book suggestions
  • Fact sheet for each person (note:  this fact sheet is for teacher reference only and is not intended for student use)

Your students will love learning about how these African American heroes changed the world.  They'll meet social studies and ELA standards while developing vocabulary and language skills, and working on higher-order thinking skills.

Prep is quick and easy... Just print the labels and assemble the graphic organizers and recording pages!

Included heroes:

  1. George Washington Carver
  2. Marian Anderson
  3. Sarah Walker
  4. Harriet Tubman
  5. Wilma Rudolph
  6. Sojourner Truth
  7. Marcus Garvey
  8. Ruby Bridges
  9. Barack Obama
  10. Martin Luther King Jr
  11. Jackie Robinson
  12. Frederick Douglas
  13. Sarah Goode
  14. Jesse Owens
  15. Rosa Parks
  16. Thurgood Marshall
  17. Benjamin Banneker
  18. Oprah Winfrey
  19. Bessie Coleman
  20. Mae Jemison
  21. Serena Williams
  22. Michael Jordan
  23. Alvin Ailey
  24. Amanda Gorman
  25. Claudette Colvin
  26. Dr. Patricia Bath
  27. Wally Amos
  28. Guion Bluford

TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mallory D. says:  “I am using this as our month long Black History Month project! So far my students are loving it! I am also learning a lot of things that I didn't know!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  Vanessa V. says:  “I love how everything is laid out for you. I love all of the differentiation. I also love that this resource comes with real pictures of the people and not a cute little clip art.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Devin W. says:  “My students LOVED this activity! The parents even commented about reports and how happy that we were spending time learning about famous black Americans. I was very pleased with it!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Jennifer D. says:  “The kiddos have loved learning about heroes that look similar to themselves.  It has not only been engaging and informative for the children, but it has also made planning SO much easier.  We are hitting our writing and Social Studies standards in a fun, inclusive, and meaningful way.  Thank you for all you do!”

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