Black History Color by Number, Reading Passage and Text Marking

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Black History Color by Number, Reading Passage and Text Marking perfect for grades 3-8!

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Number of Pages: 16 pages


Black History Color by Number, Reading Passage and Text Marking

This Black History Color by Number and Text Marking activity is the perfect way to learn about brave leaders who paved the way. Students read a non-fiction passage and search for answers while marking evidence from the text. Perfect reading comprehension activity for Black History Month.


Topics include: Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Phillis Wheatley, Booker T. Washington, Billie Holiday and Ruby Bridges.


Students complete a “before reading” anticipation guide, read about Black History, answers questions, mark the text for evidence, color the picture according to their answer, and complete the “after reading” anticipation guide.


This is a great cross curriculum activity that also practices Language Arts skills and citing evidence. You can use this activity to assess prior knowledge. You can use this activity as a unit review. Lastly, you could use the student worksheet as a quiz or formative and then let them color as a reward! You choose what works best for you.


This is an engaging, colorful activity that allows students to show mastery while relaxing, learning and coloring in their answers. This is also perfect for emergency sub plans! Hang the finished product in the hall for teachers and students to stop and admire.


What’s Included:

•1 Word design

•12 questions

•1 Reading Passage ( 2 pages – front/back)

•1 Anticipation Guide

What do you need?

Crayons, markers or colored pencils

The following colors will be used: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green,

Blue, Brown, Purple

(all standard colors)


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