Why Black History Month?


Why Black History Month explores significant historical events in American history that relate to African Americans. Students will discover why we celebrate these events, specifically in the month of February. They will also practice using close reading and comprehension skills.

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Celebrate Black History Month with us! This lesson plan is perfect for educating your students about the significant historical events that led to this annual observance. With our fun activities, your students will learn why these moments are celebrated. They will also gain valuable knowledge about important figures from the past.  With our easy-to-follow plan, you can easily bring this event to life in your classroom and engage your students in meaningful conversations and activities that will leave a lasting impact.

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4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


Social Studies

State Educational Standards