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Black History Profile - Picture Match Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 8 pages | Grades: 3 - 6

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. 

Profiles include:

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 PetersonFirst African American to vote under 15th amendment

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