Black History Month

Black History Month
Black History Month

“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 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.

Post Author: Lori

Lori L does many things here at Simple Solutions, including writing blogs and math problems. She has an Elementary Education degree from Cleveland State University and taught many grades during her 15 years at St. Paschal Baylon School in Ohio, the first school that ever used Simple Solutions. She and her husband have two amazing children. Her free time is spent watching Cleveland sports teams including the Cavs, Indians, and even the Browns.

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