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Black History Month | In the Elementary Classroom | Reading Passages and Writing Prompts


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February is Black History Month and you will find teaching resources for the elementary classroom on sale HERE.   Learn about Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Martin Luther King, Jr. and George Washington Carver.  

Each teaching resource focuses on one important person in Black History that truly teaches courage, determination, tenacity and strife to make our world a better place.  Begin with reading text about the famous black person and then use the graphic organizers and writing prompts to further the understanding.

Each resource is complete and can teach life lessons about a person's attributes that make a difference to the many.  You can find these resources on sale for three days at 20% off from February 3-6th.  

Famous quotes from each person can be
a springboard for authentic and sincere conversations about these famous black people in history. After discussing the quote, students write about what that quote means to them. 



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George Washington Carver - Biography & Writing Prompts
George Washington Carver 
(c. 1864 to January 5, 1943) was born into slavery and went on to become a botanist and one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time as well as a teacher at the Tuskegee Institute. Carver devised over 100 products using one major crop — the peanut — including dyes, plastics and gasoline.  His journey from a small boy to an amazing scientist that helped farmers and mankind is a memorable one.  You will find your students reading with high-interest. Teach the genre of Biography and at the same time learn about this remarkable man who made a difference in all of our lives.  Find a teaching resource about George Washington Carver here


teaching resources for rosa parks

Rosa Parks' 
story shows us determination and tenacity to make a wrong a right.  She lived in a difficult time and believed in fair treatment of all people.  Her story is one to read to encourage speaking up when things are not right.  
Rosa said, "Each person must live their life as a model for others." 
What a great springboard for a class discussion!  Find more about Rosa Parks here.


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Sojourner Truth - Biography & Writing Prompts
Sojourner Truth's story is one of compassion and human spirit to fight for what is right.  She was born into slavery and left our earth with monuments to remember and mark her fight for woman's rights and civil rights. She overcame obstacles that many wouldn't.  She was denied an education because she was black; she never learned to read or write; but oh, could she speak! 

These reading passages encompass important issues about humanity and black history. They are written for the elementary school student.  Pages have 
easy-to-read print and bold headings.  The writing prompts and graphic organizers are a perfect way to develop thinking and understanding to the reading.  
These reading response pages and graphic organizers can help you engage your students in a reading and writing experience about famous and memorable black people in history.  You can find the teaching resource for Sojourner Truth here.  

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