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This Black History Month activity will be all you need to warm up your class, or close out your lessons. There are 28 diverse, interactive, individual, digital activities - one for each day of the month! Use this resource ALL MONTH LONG!


This resource includes many aspects of Black culture such as content about influential people, movements, art and music, uses both primary and secondary sources, videos, and more! The activities will ask students to produce visual and written responses, while interacting with highly engaging content.


One of the great things about this resource is that it is engaging, and can be added to any part of your day! You can start or end class with one of the activities, students can complete them at their own pace, or you can assign a set of the activities at your discretion. Many of the slides are editable, so feel free to add or delete where you would like.


Students will learn about and complete fun and diverse activities on a myriad of topics to keep them engaged each day of the month:

- Freedom Movement - posters and advertisements

- Aaron Douglas, 20th century artist

- Oprah Winfrey,media mogul

- Poets such as Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, and Jericho Brown

- Madam C.J. Walker, entrepreneur

- Buffalo Soldiers and their work at Yosemite National Park

- Contemporary dance with Step Afrika!

- Famous speeches by Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, Fredrick Douglass, and more

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and interactive, animated version of his "I Have a Dream" speech

- Justice Thurgood Marshall, biography

- Early Civil Rights Movement efforts of the 1950s

- Virtual tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

- Harriet Tubman, biography

- Life of Sojourner Truth and her speeches

- Serena Williams, and Muhammad Ali, star athletes and their achievements

- Virtual tour of Jordan Casteel exhibit, 21st Century artist

- Harlem Renaissance

- Freedom in Congo Square, children's literature analysis

- Quincy Jones, music mogul

- 14th Amendment analysis

- Discover new plant life with George Washington Carver

- Understanding the stance of the Black Lives Matter movement

- Explore Brown v. Board of Education

- Voting Rights Act of 1965 collage - and more!!



Not sure when to use this activity in your classroom?:

  • early finishers

  • bell ringer

  • sub work

  • morning meeting

  • building classroom culture

  • closing circle

  • warm up

  • exit tickets

  • free day

  • advisory

  • homeroom

  • after testing

Enjoy and thank you!




Black History Month | 28 Days of Activities | Interactive, Editable, Engaging

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