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Exploring First-Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the SeaLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
“First-Person Narratives of the American South,” a collection of primary source materials, offer class members a chance to compare the views of two women who experienced Major General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea. Using...
Exploring First Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the SeaLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students examine perspectives of the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students read first person narratives of the Civil War from 2 women on the homefront. Students compare and contrast the narratives of the women with one another....
Ella Fitzgerald Biography Mini-UnitLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Before there was Beyonce, before there was Madonna, before there was Cher, there was Ella. Introduce Ella Fitzgerald, The First Lady of Jazz, with a reading comprehension exercise that presents a brief biography of her life and then asks...
Up Close: Ella FitzgeraldLesson Planet
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
A reading of Tanya Lee Stones' biography of Ella Fitzgerald lets middle schoolers get up close and personal with the First Lady of Jazz. Stone recounts details of Fitzgerald's life from her early days through her experiences as a teenage...
Diary of a First Lady - The Experience of Voice and TextLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students discuss purpose of diaries, listen to Lady Bird Johnson's voice diary via Internet, complete their own week-long diary using voice-recording device, and then transcribe, edit, and submit one day of their audio diaries.
Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First LadiesLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Learners are divided into six smaller groups, with each group assigned to the task of exploring one of the aspects of the lives of both Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. They prepare a grid on which to record their findings and...
A Brief History of Women in AmericaLesson Planet
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...
Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America Lesson PlanLesson Planet
Students engage in creating seed packets to sell to raise money for a charitable organization. In this early childhood lesson plan, students discover the order of the plant life cycle. Students also design their own seed packets and...
Abigail Adams: Persuading Her HusbandLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb CorrectionsLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Read a short passage about Eleanor Roosevelt while hunting for errors in verb use. To give your kids some help, count up the errors beforehand and provide struggling learners with the number of errors.
"Lady Washington:" Inventing the First Lady's RoleLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Learners consider the dilemma of creating a role for the wife of the President of the United States. They researched the lives of some presidential wives to see how it has been defined over the years. Students write short papers and...