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African American History Month

Hand out this printable student work sheet with the uncorrected text for students to find errors of capitalization, punctuation, spelling, or grammar.

 

Uncorrected Text:

Carter G Woodson, Ph.D., was a teacher who studyed and wrote about African american history. When he saw that the accomplishments of black Americans where often left out of history books, he started a special week to help educate people In 1976, the week in february became a month-long celabration, known today as African American History Month. In school, have you learned how African American’s such as Harriet Tubman Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks changed our world.

 

Answer Key:

Carter G. Woodson, Ph.D., was a teacher who studied and wrote about African American history. When he saw that the accomplishments of black Americans were often left out of history books, he started a special week to help educate people. In 1976, the week in February became a month-long celebration, known today as African American History Month. In school, have you learned how African Americans such as Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks changed our world?

 

 

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