Review and complete the defining details of 6 revered Black icons and match their images with each completed biography.
Match Influential Black Americans to Their Biographies
Recall notable Black History Month facts with this activity that tests your students’ abilities to remember and describe the details of 6 important individuals!
After reviewing Black History Profile Posters, students fill in the missing words for each historical figure and match their picture to the information in the bio. Then, students will cut the pages in half and staple them together to create a booklet.
We’ve also included a handy word bank students can use to refresh their memories.
Barack Obama – First African American US president
Carol Moseley Braun – First African American Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm – First African American woman elected to the Senate
Amelia Boynton – Civil rights leader who helped organize the march at Selma
Thomas Mundy Peterson – First African American to vote under the 15th amendment
Get More From These Biography Worksheets
Use these posters to profile prominent historical figures in various kinds of lessons, including:
- Black History Month (February)
- Celebrate Diversity Month (April)
- American History & Government
- Biography writing
- Civil rights movement
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