Women's Rights Movement Teacher Resources

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Catherine Blaine: Seneca Falls and the Women's Rights Movement in the State of Washington

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners recognize the accomplishments of Catherine Blaine. In this Women's Rights Movement lesson, students research primary and secondary sources about life for American women in the 1800's. Learners trace Blaine's journey from Seneca...
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Who Were the Foremothers of Women's Equality?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars complete a unit of lessons on the women who contributed to the early Women's Rights Movement in the U.S. They conduct Internet research, examine images online, develop a list of women, complete a worksheet, and create a...
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Examining the Ties Between Abolitionism and the Women's Rights Movement

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners examine the historical link between the abolition and women's movements. After a brief introduction and mini-lecture, students work in pairs or small groups to complete a web quest to answer instructor provided questions...
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The Rights of Women in the United States

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Six diverse activities make up a substantial unit on the women's rights movement in the United States, past and present. A few of the topics at hand: the fourteenth and nineteenth amendments, the Equal Pay Act, the Lily Ledbetter Act,...
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Civil Rights Movement: Civil Rights for All

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe Civil Rights Movement was only the beginning. Using images and a series of queries, learners consider current fights for equality. After viewing video clips profiling the women's rights movement, the American Indian Movement, and...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did the women's rights movement create a ripple effect, improving the lives of future generations? Scholars read and analyze paragraphs 11-12 of "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton," in which the author emphasizes the importance of...
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2016 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The British and Spanish both had footholds in the New World, yet they had different approaches. Scholars explore the dynamics, along with the reasons behind immigration to the United States and business practices of the Gilded Age in a...
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Egalitarian America

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does a true American represent? Scholars investigate the equal rights era of the 1960s and 1970s in the 20th installment of a 22-part series on American history. Using photographic, magazine, written, and video evidence, groups...
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Suffragists

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Women's Rights movement is the focus of an engaging and collaborative exercise, in which young historians use information found in textbooks, class notes, and the provided documents to craft a DBQ essay.
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Defending the Rights of Women

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The women's rights movement is the fascinating story of the individuals who fought for a change of the status quo.
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Women's Equality: Changing Attitudes And Beliefs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze archival materials contemporaneous with the birth of the Women's Rights Movement, and begin to appreciate the deeply entrenched opposition the early crusaders had to overcome. They discuss whether or not such attitudes...
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"Remember the Ladies..."

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of the Women's Right Movement while conducting research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to answer some target questions that help to guide the research. items are given to...
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Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore the social role of women in the 19th and 20th centuries. In groups, they research women's rights movements and then describe methods and strategies used to achieve their goals. Students investigate why it took 80...
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Know Your Rights: Lesson 8 of 16

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a petition about an issue at their school. In this 19th Amendment lesson plan, students discuss the 19th Amendment, and create a timeline of the women's rights movement. 
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A Timeline of Women's Right to Vote

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Which countries implemented women's suffrage before the 19th amendment went into effect in the United States? Which countries still do not allow women to vote? Watch the global spread of women's rights in an interactive timeline that...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Reading the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach the importance of context and perspective with a unit focused on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. The first lesson considers the role of female characters and readers, including the gender expectations of the time. The...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 19

For Teachers 10th Standards
Great minds think alike. Scholars read two texts and compare how the authors develop the same central idea. Readers analyze "Women" by Alice Walker and "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr. They discuss word use and new...
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Record Memories of Earlier Times

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify ways in which the women's rights movement influenced a woman they know, and then document the important events in her life. Each student interviews an oldere woman. They compile their interviews into a class book.
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Confict, Consensus, and Conclusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students debate the key issues dealing with women's rights and the rights of African Americans during and after the Civil War. They analyze the women's rights movement in relationship to the desire for suffrage. They utilize the...
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Lucy's Literacy Legacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
students examine three local public arts portraits of Lucy Stone. They study her role in the women's rights movement through comparative readings, Internet research, and children's literature. In addition, they gather and organize...
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The Civil Rights Movement in the Postwar Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Civil Rights Movement in America after the end of World War II. They analyze the key events and court cases that paved the way for African-Americans to be considered equal. They research the roles of Martin Luther...
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Women Today: An Editorial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers complete Internet research to write an editorial about a topic relating to the women's rights movement and the issues presently surrounding women's rights in America and around the world.
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Women’s History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the "Cult of Domesticity." In this women's history activity, students visit the specified Web sites to engage in research related to the characteristics that were thought to represent true womanhood as well as...
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Suffrage Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Has life changed for American women in the last century, or are there common themes between the lives of 21st century women and the struggle of suffragettes from the 1910s? Explore the ways media reflects the position of women in the...