Every Day Edit - Jesse Owens
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Jesse Owens. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
Write a Letter to Jesse Owens
Students examine the accomplishments of Jesse Owens and the views of the Nazi Party in 1936. They read and discuss two handouts, conduct research on the Nazi Party's views and the Civil Rights Movement in American in 1936, and write a...
Choosing the Best Candidate
Who would win an election between Napoleon and Julius Caesar? Group your class up to analyze and discuss which of their given choices would make the best presidential candidate, given specific criteria. The potential candidate list...
Black History Month 2008
A list of prominent African-Americans and their accomplishments makes up this presentation on Black History Month. Leaders in sports, the arts, science, and entertaining will help viewers connect with the voluminous contributions of the...
Black History 101
Test scholars' knowledge of famous Black Americans with a 10-question quiz in which participants match a name to a contribution or fact.
Students create a book of biographies in order to profile famous Olympic athletes through history. In this biography writing lesson, students research information about historic Olympians, first by listening to a short biography on Jesse...
September 12th Writing Prompt
In this daily writing prompt instructional activity, students learn that Olympian Jesse Owens was born on September 12, 1913. Students answer the question, "If you could invent a new Olympic event, what would it be and why?"
Famous African Americans,
Studying African American history? Explore and discuss famous African Americans such as Martin Luther King Jr., George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, and more. Simple bulleted facts detail the heroic deeds of these individuals. Use...
Minibook: Famous African Americans
In this mini book worksheet, students will cut apart and staple 23 small pages to create a mini book of famous African Americans from history. Each page has a picture and short bio of a historical figure.
After selecting State Unit Studies and choosing Ohio, you'll find a plethora of information on The Buckeye State. There's an information sheet, an Ohio state map, and several sheets that detail the capital, flag, flower, bird, tree,...
The Happy Game: Famous African Americans
Ten questions about famous African-Americans are presented in this interactive presentation. If a question is answered correctly, "Happy," the smiley face, is happy; if it is answered incorrectly, he is sad and sick. "Happy" will keep...
In this Ohio history and facts worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit what they know about the state.
Hunt the Fact Monster #32
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer questions using the given website.
Ohio Alphabet Activity
In this alphabet activity learning exercise, students read the words associated with Ohio. Students then alphabetize the 10 words onto the provided lines.
Alabama Word Search
For this Alabama word search worksheet, students locate and identify the 10 Alabama-related words, places, and people in the word bank within the word puzzle.
Black History Project
Third graders explore and analyze about famous African-Americans by listening to four picture book biographies. They generate a list of 15 famous African-Americans and then create a survey to rank them according to importance of...
Learners study about famous Olympic athletes. They are introduced to a few that have earned gold medals to encourage interest. Students read to find out more about them to become with more equally famous Olympic Games stars.
Second graders listen to background information on designated Black Americans and read some books about them. They choose one of the persons studied and create a paper vest relating the person's contributions.
National First Ladies' Library
Who’s on First? in the End Zone? at the net? in the Ring?
Pupils are introduced to some sport heroes from the 20th century. They are told that although many sports have their own Halls of Fame, there is no one list of the top 10 athletes from the 20th century. It is their job to research famous...