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111 resources with the keyterm women's rights

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Women’s Rights in Iraq

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
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The Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and Today

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Discover the fascinating history of the Equal Rights Amendment and discuss the major implications and considerations associated with it today. Here you will find background information on the topic, a graphic organizer summarizing...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Cultural Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers research the passage of the 19th Amendment as an illustration of the mutual influence between political ideas and cultural attitudes. They also read the Seneca Falls Declaration and explore the cultural shifts it both...
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Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Searching for Women and Identity in Chopin's "The Awakening"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson of a three-part series on Kate Chopin's The Awakening has scholars investigate life as a woman in late nineteenth-century America. They research the role of women in society through the eyes of the characters in the...
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Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Local Color in the Late 19th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's The Awakening introduces readers not only to the lush Louisiana setting of Grand isle but also to the nuances of Creole culture. the second lesson in a three-part series examines how Chopin's use of literary realism and...
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Women's Lives Before the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Women's lifestyles before the Civil War made a huge impact as a point of causation. Give middle schoolers the opportunity to view firsthand the lives of women before the Civil War. They analyze primary source documents, view photographs,...
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Gender Roles in Ancient Egyptian Society

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After reading about the legal status of women in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt and doing some additional research, your young historians will work in groups to develop short skits that reflect a typical gender-role related scenario...
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The Nineteenth Amendment

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Beginning with an exercise of favoritism to engage learners, progressing through image and primary source analysis of the Nineteenth Amendment and the Seneca Falls Declaration, and culminating in a look at a political cartoon...
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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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Women's History Month Word Clouds

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a great idea for celebrating Women's History Month and discovering the amazing efforts that individuals have put forth on behalf of women's rights! Learners take a closer look at the speeches and other primary source documents of...
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In the Shadows, Agents of Change

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Most of your learners have probably heard of Martin Luther King, Jr., or Cesar Chavez, but could they also recognize the names of Betty Friedan or Dolores Huerta? Give your learners the opportunity to discover the many accomplishments of...
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Tales of Passion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is feminism? Listen as renowned author and activist Isabel Allende champions the cause of passionate individuals, and in particular, women who have gone against the grain and challenged the status quo in order to make the world a...
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Writing Exercises: Patterns of Change, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
What kinds of changes have marked the 20th century? Kids consider three patterns of change, including modernization, urbanization, women's rights and status, and democracy in Latin America. 
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Introducing Jane Eyre

For Teachers 8th - 12th
"How can a magazine reflect a particular time and culture?" Using this prompt, your class explores the Victorian Era as it relates to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. They can also play the "Victorian Women's Rights" game for the year 1840...
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Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas: 1800-1890

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In need of a PowerPoint covering a 90 year span beginning in 1800? This helpful resource describes movements in the Americas concerning independence, wars, uprisings, rights movements, key players, and economic hardships relating to the...
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The Rights of Women in the United States (Secondary)

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What do your pupils know about abusive relationships and equal rights? Expand their knowledge with a series of activities that provide discussion opportunities and information about rights and abuse. First addressing issues relating to...
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Bella Abzug

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the life of Bella Abzug, a lifelong activist in the United States for human rights, women's rights, and the environment. This summary of Abzug's life can be assigned for homework or as an in-class reading activity, and followed...
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 23: Modern Industry and Mass Politics, 1870-1914

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Looking for an interactive way to supplement your western civilization course? Check out this comprehensive website, designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text (although it is valuable independently). Scholars investigate...
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The Twenties Woman

For Students 8th - 12th
In this women's history instructional activity, students read the provided pages about women's rights in the 1920's and then respond to 5 short answer questions based on women's rights during the decade.
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Women's Rights- 19th and 20th Century

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the roles of  women in society. In this women's rights lesson, 11th graders use a venn diagram to compare and contrast the roles of women from 1865 to the present. Students view a slideshow and analyze challenges...
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Women's Suffrage: Their Rights and Nothing Less

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore women's rights. In this women's history instructional activity, students examine primary and secondary sources regarding the women's suffrage movement in the United States. Students compare and contrast the states'...
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The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the US and the UK

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore the issues and events that occurred at the Seneca Falls Convention. In this Women's suffrage lesson, students examine various primary sources, cartoons and the Internet to better understand the difference in the suffrage...
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Women's Rights-Minded

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the roles of men and women in a marriage. In groups, they research a women's rights issue in India or their country. Students create a poster displaying their findings about the issue they researched. They create a...