Suffrage and Women's Movement Teacher Resources

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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
Two texts anchor a 14-lesson unit that explores what it means to be a woman in America. In her "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton" Stanton argues for women's right to vote. Audre Lorde offers a different point of view in her poem, "...
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Women's History Month Grades Pre-K-2

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A unit designed for scholars in pre-k to second grade celebrates Women’s History Month. Here you will find lists of ideas and activity packets that compile several learning experiences. Lesson plans and worksheets examine famous women...
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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Excerpts from Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s documentary series provide young historians with insight into the struggles the country faced in the years after the Civil war. Viewers learn about the...
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Women in Congress

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Designed to be used in conjunction with the Women in Congress publication, seven lesson plans look at the women pioneers who served in congress from 1917 to 2006. The collection includes essays, photographs, artifacts, and quotations.
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The Reconstruction Era and The Fragility of Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Seven lessons examine the Reconstruction Era that followed the United States Civil War. The series of detailed lessons provide background information on the era, teaching strategies, videos, and primary source materials.
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America from Scratch

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What if the people of the United States started over and, knowing what we know now about how things are working, redesigned the government created by the founding fathers? That's the central premise of the 11 resources in the American...
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Women's History Unit

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Use these four detailed lesson plans (and extra materials) to explore the rich history of influential women in the United States. Use this unit in celebrating Women's History Month, or while studying women that have shaped the history of...
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Women's History Month: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Throughout history, women have made positive and world-changing contributions to society, government, and the arts—but the work isn't finished yet. Middle schoolers learn about the historic achievements of notable women with a collection...
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National Constitution Center: Hall Pass Videos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The National Constitution Center offers this collection of informative and entertaining videos intended to start conversations and develop critical thinking skills. Viewers learn about the rights granted by the constitution, about the...
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Women's History: Activity Pack

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson collection from PBS’s History Detective series has young historians investigating women's contributions to American history. Young sleuths search for clues in artifacts, images, and videos. They hold a mock convention,...
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Women's Suffrage Movement Across America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An engaging resource provides many primary source materials to inform a study of the Women's Suffrage Movement. Suggestions include building a timeline of the fight, using the documents as the basis of a DBQ, and/or using a Venn diagram...
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Courage In Corsets: The Women's Suffrage Movement in the Northwest

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
In 1910, Washington became the fifth state to give women the right to vote. A short video introduces the Suffrage Movement in the Northwest that gain women in those states the right to vote years before women gained the right in eastern...
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Women's Suffrage Movement

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Women gained the right to vote in the twentieth century, but the fight for equality dates back centuries. Using an invitation to an 1874 suffrage convention, eager historians consider the motivations behind supporters of the suffrage...
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The Women’s Suffrage Movement

For Teachers 8th Standards
A set of lessons about the women's suffrage movement will bring history to life for your middle schoolers. Learners study primary documents, learn about famous suffragettes, and compare the suffrage movement to current events...
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Chronicling and Mapping the Women's Suffrage Movement

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
While women's suffrage is often believed to be the result of a single constitutional amendment, the effort of women to secure the vote spanned decades and continents. Using primary sources in online archives, class members explore the...
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Unsung Voices: Black Women and Their Role in Women's Suffrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewReclaim perspectives often left out of the narrative about the suffrage movement with an activity that lifts up the voices of African American women. Using primary sources and biographical details of Fannie Barrier Williams' life, young...
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Extending Suffrage to Women

For Teachers 7th - 12th
New ReviewVotes for women! The activity highlights the push for the Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote. High school scholars learn how the Fifteenth Amendment giving African American men the right to vote helped to spark the...
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Circus Women Advocate for Suffrage | The Circus

For Students 9th - 12th
Circus performers are hardly the first group that comes to mind when thinking of women who advocated for the right to vote. A short video details the contributions of circus women to the Suffrage Movement.
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Women's Suffrage: 140 Years of Struggle

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create PowerPoint presentations about women's suffrage. In this women's rights lesson, students use primary documents to study the women's suffrage movement. In pairs, students create a PowerPoint presentation for the class...
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Woman Suffrage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewSuffragettes, suffragists, and anti-suffragists. A two-day, richly detailed lesson plan has young historians investigate the twentieth-century suffrage movement. Groups examine primary and secondary source materials about Jane Addams and...
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Women's History Wax Museum

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Bring influential historical figures to life with a highly interactive and informative activity. Your class members will research important activists during the women's suffrage movement and then share what they have learned by role...
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Why Should Women Vote? The Suffrage Question

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
An online interactive activity asks learners to analyze a group of documents related to the women's suffrage movement and then place the documents on a timeline. The results assess users understanding of the progression of the women's...
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American History Impact of the Women’s Movement

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Take a look at important images that depict the women's suffrage movement, the support for the Equal Rights Amendment, and wage equity for women over the last two centuries. As class members work through a lesson on primary source...
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The Suffragist Battle Continues

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover the women's suffrage movement. Learners post Civil War lesson, students use primary sources to research how women fought for and were finally given the right to vote. They will interpret artwork, view a Primary Access...