Black History Month only comes around once a year, but we like to learn about it all year long!
With all of the important accomplishments African-Americans have made to U.S. history, it’s hard to fit it all into one month.
So we don’t even try.
Instead, we talk about notable African-Americans as often as possible. And there are new people to learn about all the time!
If you’re ready to introduce your students to African-Americans who’ve made history, these black history figure puzzles are a perfect way to get started!
These history puzzles are so fun for elementary students who are getting to know about the important achievements of black Americans!
Plus, there’s a digital version for distance learning!
Read on to see how to get your set.
And, for more ways to teach students about black history, don’t miss our We Got Jazz Thematic Unit!
History Maker Matches! Black History Figure Puzzles
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This product includes:
- 33 color black history figure two-piece puzzles
- 33 line art black history figure two-piece puzzles
All you have to do is cut each puzzle apart and you’re good to go!
The left puzzle piece gives each person’s name.
While the right puzzle piece has a picture and brief description of how the person impacted American history.
As students learn about each person, they can test their knowledge by completing the puzzles.
Need to save on ink? Use the line art version instead. They look great on colorful Astrobright paper!
Get a look at the printable black history puzzles in action below!
Digital Black History Figure Matching Activity
Are you distance learning? Or just looking to use less paper products in the classroom?
This activity is also available in a digital version that is compatible with Google Slides!
There are 11 slides with three puzzles each.
Students can move both parts of each puzzle to match up each person.
A full answer key is included for easy grading!
Get a look at the digital puzzle activity below!
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