“I refused to take no for an answer.“
– Bessie Coleman
To celebrate Black History Month we have attached a Social Studies and Reading comprehension lesson. This activity is about another brave African American woman, Bessie Coleman. The reading comprehension page comes with discussion questions and a downloadable crossword puzzle that is ready to be used in the classroom. Students will learn all about this brave woman who followed her dreams to become a pilot.
Click the crossword for the Bessie Coleman passage and lesson.
Click here for more information about Bessie Coleman.