Black History Month is just around the corner! February is a short and busy month so I try to get more bang for my buck with this Valentine-ish Black History Month bulletin board. I love it because I can leave it up the whole month!
It drives me CrAzY to have decorations up after a holiday passes. (I think I get that from my mom who was a manager for Hallmark for many years. They are nuts about getting the next holiday up ASAP! I digress!!)
Anyhoo… I think Black History Month is a great opportunity to introduce my students to biographies. They can do them individually or in pairs or cooperative groups. I start with a simple graphic organizer: