Black Beauty by Ana Sewell, is a favorite classic book. It is a children’s story written in 1877 as an appeal for the humane treatment of horses. Black Beauty ranks among the most famous and popular of horse stories written directly from the horse’s perspective. Explore these FREE Unit Studies and Printables for Black Beauty.
Many homeschool families love incorporating classic literature books into their homeschool lessons. My hope is that you can enjoy wonderful books in your reading time and have lots of educational printables to turn the book into a great unit study! This week we are covering Black Beauty!
FREE Unit Studies and Printables for Black Beauty
Ed Helper has lots of customizable printables and worksheets for Black Beauty:
Black Beauty Literature Unit
Black Beauty Analogies Printable
Black Beauty Word Wall Printable
Black Beauty Mixed Review Printable
Black Beauty printables from Education.com:
Black Beauty Reading Comprehension
Black Beauty Punctuation Worksheet
Black Beauty Crossword Puzzle
Black Beauty Coloring Page
Black Beauty takes place in Victorian England where horses were used in industry work and treated badly during the Industrial Revolution. You can read more about the book in the teacher’s notes with a summary and history of Anna Sewell from Penguin Readers HERE.
Learn more about the Industrial Revolution at History.com.
Anna Sewell has some beautiful quotes that would be perfect to use in a copywork or commonplace book after reading Black Beauty. Here are some favorites from Brainy Quote.
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