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Celebrating Women’s History Month
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewExamine the lives of four women—Blanche Stuart Scott, Madeleine L'Engle, Margaret Evans Price, and Sybil Ludington—in a 23-page activity packet. Each profile comes with a set of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Further...
Women with Character Who Inspire Lesson Plan
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewAngelique Kidjo and Kerry Kennedy are the focal points of a lesson designed to shed light on inspirational women during Women's History Month. Scholars discuss and examine the lives of two women then showcase a woman in their lives who...
The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMarch 3, 1913, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Learn about the organizers and leaders of the protest with a short video that details how the protest reignited the fight for voting rights and...
International Women's Day | All About the Holidays
2 mins K - 5th
New ReviewWomen today enjoy many rights, privileges, and opportunities not afforded to generations past—but there is still work to be done. Learn about International Women's Day with a short video that details the historical path toward equality...
Dancer, Lover, Spy - Mata Hari
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFemme fatale? German spy? French spy? Mata Hari's origin story and her espionage during World War I are clouded by the legends surrounding her. With more recently declassified documents, historians have a better understanding of her role...
Edith Cavell - Not A Martyr But A Nurse
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWas British nurse Edith Cavell a spy? Just doing her job? A martyr and saint? Perhaps all of the above? Edith Cavell was executed by a hastily arranged firing squad for helping wounded British soldiers in German-occupied Belgium during...
Women's History Month: Grades 3–5
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
This March, honor and celebrate Women's History Month with a collection of lessons, videos, and ideas. From women in aviation to women in the Civil War to women in politics, this collection is sure to cover all the bases in women's history.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Orator, Author, and Activist
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
Have you ever felt like your opinion doesn't count? Scholars research and analyze the impact Elizabeth Cady Stanton had on women's rights. Primary and secondary sources as well as video clips give individuals a clear picture of Stanton's...
Women's History: Parading Through History
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Want to teach your pupils about debate, effective speech techniques, propaganda, and the women's movement? The first in a sequential series of three, scholars analyze real propaganda images from the the historic women's movement, view a...
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
Women's History Month: Grades Pre-K-2
Pre-K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
This Women's History Month explore women who have made a positive difference in the world around us. Within a unit designed to meet the needs of scholars in preschool to second grade, you'll find lesson plans and worksheets that examine famous women including suffragettes, women of the Civil Rights Movement, and famous women scientists. Also included is a lesson on diversity in the workforce and a template for writing a biography.
Women's History Month: Grades 6-8
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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 of resources that focus on Harriet Tubman, Sandra Day O’Connor, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, and many more.
An Intro to Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Women
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Women in modern society are as close to equal rights as they have ever been, thanks to the efforts of early feminists like Mary Wollstonecraft. Her 1792 work, A Vindication of the Rights of Women, advocated for the equal education of...