The Black History Pack

Celebrate black history as part of Black History Month and throughout the rest of the year with our enormous resource pack. It includes information about important people, a timeline of events, comprehension challenges, picture prompts and much more!

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In this Teaching Pack…

  • One 49 Page Black History Guide – Learn about the origins of Black History Month and explore the lives and achievements of a number of black people from different periods of history.
  • Sixteen Biographies – Learn about the lives of 15 different people with these biographies.
  • Sixteen Sets of Comprehension Questions – Collections of comprehension activities (at different levels of difficulty), based on the biographies available in this pack.
  • Ten Biography Activity Sheets – Templates (at different levels of complexity) that your children can use to write about the lives of key figures.
  • Three ‘What would you ask?’ Sheets – Differentiated templates on which children can record questions that they would like to ask inspirational people.
  • Fifteen Pages of Famous Quotes – A collection of quotes by black people from different periods of history, with a collection of teaching ideas to help you use them in different ways.
  • Four Timeline Activities – Challenge your students to add the events in the correct places on this timeline. Blank versions are also available so that you can choose your own events.
  • Seventy Black History Timeline Posters – A set of posters showing some of the main events and achievements in black history. Also available as a set of smaller cards.
  • Twelve Did you know? Cards – A set of fact cards about black history that can be used on a display or as the starting point for discussions. A set of blank cards is also provided so that your children can add their own facts!
  • Twenty-Four Question Prompts – A set of questions that encourage your children to think about black history, racism and other related issues. Available as a list and a collection of printable cards.
  • Twenty Picture Prompts – A variety of pictures showing different settings from the past and present. Use these as the starting point for discussion activities or as a writing task.
  • One Black History Wordsearch – Can your children find the sixteen names hidden inside this wordsearch?
  • Two Sets of Bunting – Sets of bunting to hang in your learning environment.
  • Seventeen Banners – Printable display banners, based on black history and the people included in our topic guide.

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 by Rowan
A most valuable resource!

Or rather, set of resources! I particularly love the comprehensions, and the Guide is, as usual, a masterpiece of interesting, beautifully presented information. Especially valuable during these troubled times, when there is so much racial tension.

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