Resources to support Black History Month (2024)

Use these resources to raise awareness of the important figures and events in black history with primary and secondary classes

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Resources to support Black History Month (1)

Lesson ideas, activities and worksheets to support your teaching of black history

WithBlack History Month just around the corner, we'veselected some of our favourite resources to help you to celebrate and raise awareness of just a few of theimportant figures and events of black history with your class.

Why not also check out the Penguin and Runnymede Trust Lit in Colour campaign collection, to find resources and research to support you in your teaching of English literature more inclusive of writers of colour?

Resources for younger learners

Encourage younger students to participate in the celebrations of Black History Month with this selection of lesson ideas. From exploring the lives of civil rightsleadersto key black inventors, there’s something to engageevery pupil.

Helen Rachel Crossley

Black Inventors Pelmanism Game (Black History Month)

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Black Inventors Pelmanism Game: A series of 48 pelmanism cards featuring 24 Black Inventors and their inventions. Turn over the cards and find a matching pair. Includes a pupil worksheet to record results and an answer sheet. A great research activity for Black History Month. For more Outstandi...

busybooksandbinders

Black History Month Activities | Black History | Worksheets | African American History | Social Stud

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Includes reading passages and comprehension questions and writing responses. Easy to read and understand 9 Black Historical Women included are: 1) Ruby Bridges 2) Rosa Parks 3) Oprah Winfrey 4) Madam C.J. Walker 5) Mae C. Jemison 6) Ida Bell Wells 7) Bessie Coleman 8) Maya Angelou 9) Sojourne...

krisgreg30

Black History Month Reading Comprehensions

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Eight different fact files and reading comprehension tasks linked to significant black people in history or now. Included in the pack is a fact file and comprehension for: Marcus Rashford - there are three differentiated texts for Rashford Dame Doreen Lawrence Stormzy Dr Maggie Aderin-Poco*ck Tessa ...

nationalarchives

Empire Windrush: Early Black Presence

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What do the sources reveal about an early Black presence in Britain? Black people have lived in Britain for over two thousand years. Some came to Britain with the Roman invasion in 43CE and they became an important part of British society throughout the medieval ages and beyond. Evidence shows that...

CreativePrimaryLit

Year 5 or Year 6 Katherine Johnson Reading Comprehension Activity

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A reading comprehension passage with comprehension and grammar questions, an extension task, a crossword puzzle and a wordsearch about the famous NASA scientist and star of Hidden Figures, Katherine Johnson. The NO PREP informational text worksheets are perfect for students in Year 5 or Year 6. Stud...

LitinColour

The (incomplete) Lit in Colour Book List 2022 Edition: KS2

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We have created The (incomplete) Lit in Colour book lists in response to one of the key findings in the research commissioned with our partner The Runnymede Trust, which found that teachers often struggle finding books by writers of colour. We re calling our book lists incomplete, because we know...

Explore more resources in our Black History Month collection

Resources for older students

Discover more about the work of major historical figures such as Martin Luther King, Mary Seacole and Rosa Parks,orencourage students to do their own independent researchwith the help of these stimulating activities, quizzes and fact file tasks.

mrshopehistory

Black History Month Lesson, Quiz and Activity worksheet bundle

£5.75

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Black History Month is celebrated in October in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands and February in America and many other countries. To help you celebrate Black History Month with your KS3 and KS4 secondary students I have pulled together a bundle of 3 resources for you to share. This resource is...

TeachersResourceForce

Black History Month: Research Activities for Teens

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Black History Month: Research Activities for Teens Are you looking for some fun independent research activities for your students to do when learning about Black History? This resource is really easy to use in your classroom there are 16 printable worksheets which have the name and pic...

BBCTeach

KS3 and KS4 English - 'Checking Out Me History' by John Agard

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This film is from the series [Poets in Person](https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/ks3-gcse-english-literature-poets-in-person/zmjxbdm) available on [BBC Teach](https://bbc.co.uk/teach). Poet John Agard describes the process of writing his poem 'Checking Out Me History'. He explores wher...

LitinColour

The (incomplete) Lit in Colour book list 2022 Edition: KS3-5

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We have created The (incomplete) Lit in Colour book lists in response to one of the key findings in the research commissioned with our partner The Runnymede Trust, which found that teachers often struggle finding books by writers of colour. We re calling our book lists incomplete, because we know...

EnglishGCSEcouk

Black History Month

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Black History Month lesson that explores writing to explain and essay writing, useful for AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 and other non-fiction exam questions. It is fully differentiated and resourced set of 2 lessons. This is ideal preparation for students getting ready for AQA English Lang...

EC Resources

Black History Month

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A detailed resource pack which would be used over a week of Tutor Time or for Citizenship. The pack includes a detailed PowerPoint with differentiated activities, successful Black Britons information pack, clip with literacy task and an interactive quiz. This pack focuses on Black History in Britain...

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