Black History Month Worksheets

What is Black History Month?

There are so many celebrations throughout the year that are catered due to specific reasons such as Halloween, President’s Day, Christmas Day, and so many more. Every holiday or every celebration carries its own reasons of celebration along with different traditions and festivities. One such annual celebration is Black History Month. Every year, to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and the phenomenal role that they played in the U.S. history, this celebration is held every year throughout the world. Black history month is also known as the African American History Month. African American History Month has rooted from the "Negro History Week." The week started because of the very prominent historian Carter G. Woodson various other African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month for celebrating black history. We also have a nice series of tips for Incorporating Black History Themes in Your Classroom.

Heritage Acrostic Poem

Students examine the characteristics of heritage.

Equality Acrostic Poem

Students examine the significance of equality.

Unity Acrostic Poem

Students examine the significance of unity.

Black History Month Spelling Words

Fill in the missing letters to spell the words correctly.

Black History KWHL Organizer

A KWHL organizer for Black History Month.

Word Search

Find the words hidden in the puzzle.

Word Wall

Eight pages of words to post in your classroom for Black History Month Day.

Alphabetic Order

Students place Black History Month related words in alphabetic order.

Bingo Cards

Students determine the vocabulary word described by the picture.

Word Chop

Use the tiles to create words related to Black History Month day.