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Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's The Awakening is the focus of a three-lesson collection designed for readers of the novella. The first resource provides readers with background information about Chopin and Creole culture. The second resource explores how...
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Women of Music

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
There were a lot of firsts for women in music. From being the first to sing and write about birth control to speaking out about issues of their time, female singers represent a voice that had not been heard by many before. Young viewers...
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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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Women in the Cockpit

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Alberta Kinney was a member of the Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) program. They were some of the first women in America to fly army aircraft in World War II. Viewers discover who Kinney was and how the program shaped women's...
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The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
March 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...
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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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Women's History: Parading Through History

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Women of 9/11

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though many women survived the attacks of 9/11, and many others worked as first responders and rescuers, their stories are not as common as those of men. High schoolers research this question as part of their investigation into the...
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Women's Suffrage for Grades 6–8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners study the decisions and solutions involved in winning the right to vote. After reading background information on the fight for women's suffrage, including one woman's story, and its eventual success in the United States 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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Famous Women

For Teachers 7th - 8th
After activating ideas about famous women, have your class create trading cards of famous women that include biographical information. Learners research a famous woman online and complete their trading card using a word processor. When...
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Inventive Women - Part 1

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
While a woman didn't invent the parasol, three women received patents for their improvements to the original design of umbrellas. In the first of a two-part series on inventive women, class members investigate the patent system to...
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Women's Suffrage for Grades 1–2

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Scholars take part in a grand conversation after they examine facts and stories about the Women's Suffrage Movement. Eight discussion questions bring light to influential women, the importance of voting, citizenship, and voting rights.
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This Isn't Right: A History of Women in Industry

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Women were in the workplace long before Rosie the Riveter pushed up her sleeve. Learn about the working options available to women during the Industrial Revolution, the Progressive Era, and the Great Depression with a lesson that prompts...
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Examining Women's Roles through Primary Sources and Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this women's history lesson, students examine the role of women prior to and following the suffrage movement. Learners also read selected pieces of women's...
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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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Women of the California Gold Rush

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The California Gold Rush was not just an opportunity for the male gold miners sifting for shiny nuggets. Small groups read accounts of the ways women took advantage of the influx of workers to run hotels, bake pies, and wading out into...
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Women's Suffrage and World War I

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Democracy cannot exist where not everyone has equal rights. Discuss the state of democracy and women's suffrage during World War I with class discussions, debates, and primary source analysis, in order for class members to connect with...
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Sustaining Total War - Women in World War One

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
During World War I, women served in the factories and on the home front to keep nations churning. The ninth lesson of a 32-part WWI series examines the role women played in the Great War and provides topics for discussion on women's...
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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore women's history through films and filmmaking. An innovative research project prompts class members to create their own screenplay about a figure in women's history. After outlining their characters, settings, and plots, young...
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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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Women's Contributions to the United States

For Students K - 12th
Betsy Ross, Toni Morrison, Sacajawea, Amelia Earhart, Maya Lin, Sally Ride, Judy Baca. No matter the subject area or the grade level you teach you will find much to value in a manual that focuses on the contributions U.S. women have...
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Little Women

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The March sisters (Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy) have delighted readers for more 100 years—and they continue gaining young fans every day. An eBook of the classic novel, Little Women, provides a more modern look, but it does so without taking...
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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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Little Women

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Whether it's your first time or one-hundred-and-first time reading Little Women, you'll love immersing yourself into the imaginative world of the March sisters, their beloved Marmie, and the wistful, lovelorn Laurie. An electronic eBook...
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Women and Korean Literature

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read a text about women in Korean and their role in Korean literature. In this Korean literature lesson, students read a text by Helen Koh to learn about women writers in Korea.
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My Favorite Women: My Great Aunt Arizona

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
First graders explore women's history. After reading My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston, learners then interview significant women in their lives and share why those women are special to them.
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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. For this Women's suffrage lesson, students examine various primary sources, cartoons and the Internet to better understand the difference in the...
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How Women Got the Vote: The Story of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students participate in a simulation and compare and contrast the arguments for and against womens' right to vote. In this civil rights instructional activity, students simulate disenfranchisement of women by allowing only half of the...
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Zoom-In with WWII Women Factory Workers

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore women's history. In this World War II lesson, students examine photographs from the era and discuss the impact that women had in the war on the homefront.
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Women’s Suffrage Movement

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Though the movement for Women's Suffrage stretched over several decades and across two centuries, the final few years were the most difficult hurdle in many ways. Use a document-based question writing exercise to make inferences about...
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Women Who Inform Our World

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the contributions of women on the international, national, and local platforms. For this writing skills lesson, students analyze a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt and compose essays that reveal how women advocate for social...
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Women's Lives in the Victorian Era

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The lives of middle-class Victorian women were circumscribed by strict standards that governed all aspects of behavior. To gain a better understanding of the Victorian Ideals for women, class members research the life of a middle-class...
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Women Abolitionists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of women abolitionists during the Civil War. Using essays and biographies, they try to identify the race and class of the different women activists and determine the expectations of the genders during this time...
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Seneca Falls, NY | Unstoppable: The Road to Women's Rights

For Students 5th - 8th
New ReviewViewers of a short video travel along with a young woman who visits historic sites in Seneca Falls, New York. Her goal is to try to determine what it was about this small town that helped it become the center of the Women's Rights Movement.
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Point of View: Who Is Telling the Story?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
See how famous books of literature have different perspectives with a short activity. After reviewing the difference between first and third person points of view, learners look over six passages from various novels and decide which...
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Women Who Changed the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
While you don't always find the names of famous women in history books, there are a variety of ways to help pupils learn about these notable females.
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Women's Achievement Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
How much do you or your class know about various achievements made by women thorughout history? Here is a set of 10 questions with answers all related to the accomplishments of women in science, politics, civil rights, and law.
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More than a Hostess: The Role of First Ladies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A study of the country's First Ladies deepens understanding of their role in history.
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Women's Suffrage - Honor a Suffragist

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students consider how the Suffrage Movement impacted women. In this women's rights activity, students visit selected websites to discover information about suffrage and suffragists. Students conduct further research on the suffragist of...
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How Women Won the Right to Vote

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider how women gained the right to vote in America. In this suffrage lesson, students investigate major events of the suffrage movement and conduct research. Students also role play petitioning to President Wilson to get the...
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Little Women Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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On This Day: Janet Reno Confirmed as First Woman U.S. Attorney General

For Students 7th - 12th
New ReviewIn 1993 Janet Reno became the first female attorney general in the United States. The engaging resource shows footage of Janet Reno's nomination and confirmation in her historic role. Academics also see Reno address the nation after...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb Corrections

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
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. 
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Women’s Roles in As You Like It

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“There is nothing that becommeth a maid better than soberness, silence, shamefastness, and chastity, both of body & mind.” This line, from Thomas Bentley ‘s The Monument of Matrons published in 1582, typifies the way women were...
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History of Women in Sports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine online or hard copy timelines of athletics, discuss what they like and dislike about time tables they have reviewed, research in small groups history of basketball, baseball, gymnastics, or track and field, and create...
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BC First Nations Studies 12

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
If your class is learning about the economics, culture, and education options provided for the First Nations, then they'll love this task. They'll answer 32 discussion-based questions related to the rights, treatment, and policy that...
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Exploring First Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea

For Teachers 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....
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The Women of Afghanistan

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine traditional role of women in Afghanistan, their experiences under rule of Taliban, and their struggle to provide better lives for themselves, their families, and their country in years since 2001. Students then organize...
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Girls Around the World: Communicating Through First-Person Narratives

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Teams select a society to investigate and create a chart comparing and contrasting the status of girls in that society with their own. They then craft and illustrate a personal narrative written from the point of view of a girl living in...
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Rosie the Riveter

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
During World War II, many women entered the workforce as their husbands went off to war. A lot of those women worked on fighter jets and bombers. They were known as Rosie the Riveters. Learn more about the well-known icon with an...
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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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Great Minds: Rosalind Franklin

For Students 9th - 12th
The first person to discover the structure of DNA is not the person who won the Nobel prize for the discovery. While we know Rosalind Franklin was the first to discover the structure of DNA, her work was shared with others who went on to...
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Women In Space: Sally Ride

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders explore the life and accomplishments of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Through reading and discussion, they recall details from Sally Ride's life. 
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Women of the Twenties and The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research social elements of the 1920s.  In this persuasive writing lesson plan, students make comparisons between women of the 1920s and women in the 21st century.  They work in small groups to discuss the women in The...
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Women and Globalization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the rights of women around the world. In this global issues instructional activity, students determine the role of the United Nations in staving off discrimination against women. Students research UN efforts to curb...
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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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Every Day Edit - First Woman Dentist

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing learning exercise, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the first woman dentist. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
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Women's History Quiz

For Students 6th - 8th
Explore the contributions that women have made throughout American history. Here are 10 questions that take learners through time, stopping to recognize various accomplishments women have made along the way. The online worksheet includes...
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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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Women in Africa: Tradition and Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine a selection of traditional African artwork that portray women and explore postcolonial African literature created by women in order to gain insight into the lives of some black women in Sub-Sahara Africa.
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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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"I Want a Wife" by Judy Brady

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The classic short essay "I Want a Wife" will probably surprise your class. After all, the way Judy Brady presents it, who wouldn't want a wife? After your readers complete the text, present them with this two-page document. Eight...
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Getting with the Program

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
A seven-step instructional activity introduces the emergence of computer sciences and the contributions women made to the profession after World War II. Several science experiments offer pupils a hands-on learning experience that...
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Kate Chopin's "The Awakening": No Choice But Under?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The first in a series of three resources designed to accompany a reading of Kate Chopin's The Awakening provides readers with background information about Chopin, Creole culture, literary realism, and women's suffrage.
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The Flight of Amelia Earhart Teaching Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Amelia Earhart's accomplishments and strength of character extend beyond her status as one of the first female aviators in America. Elementary and middle schoolers learn about Earhart's early life and the historical context surrounding...
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Amelia Earhart - Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Introduce your young historians to Amelia Earhart with a short and engaging video, which depicts the first female aviator's solo flight across the Atlantic, as well as her tragic disappearance during an attempt to circumnavigate the...
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Miss Mitchell's Comet

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Maria Mitchell discovered a comet, became the first female astronomer in the United States, and even has a crater on the moon named after her! Learn more about her passion for the stars with an informative reading passage, followed by...
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Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the role and status of women in Afghanistan. They listen to Laura Bush's radio address, complete a Webquest, explore various websites, answer discussion questions, and read newspaper articles about the status of...
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International Women's Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this International Women's Day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in order, write discussion questions and...
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Women on the Wall: A Vietnam Memorial

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the role of women during the Vietnam War. They conduct Internet research, and create a Chronicle of Women in Vietnam project that could take the form of a journal, PowerPoint presentation, or scrapbook that includes...
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Men and Women

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore gender roles and expectations of women in society. In this gender roles lesson, students read the play Much Ado About Nothing and give examples of imagery in the play that express men's expectation of women.
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Japanese Women During the Heian Period

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine standards of beauty. In this Japanese culture lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast beauty in the Heian period compared with today’s beautiful women. Students draw a woman who is beautiful according to the...
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An Introduction to the First Amendment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research and explore the First Amendment and what it means to them.
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Women and World War II

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils determine the influence of World War II on women's roles in society. Students research the answers to questions about how women were able to enter jobs that had not been open to them before the war and how this affected society....
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Women's Firsts Crossword

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Women's history crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 10 clues to determine the names that fill in the blanks to appropriately complete the word puzzle pertaining to the women in history. A word bank is provided.
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Women's History Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this women's history worksheet, students match the names of famous women in history with their descriptions. Students complete this for 10 names.
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Assessing Change: Women's Lives in the American Revolutionary Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the state of women's rights in Revolutionary America. In this women's history  lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the evolution of women's right, or lack thereof, from colonial times to the...
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Women's Firsts Alphabet Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this women's history activity worksheet, students examine 10 names of significant women in American history and then put the names into alphabetical order.    
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Documenting Texas Women’s History through Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore women’s history. In this women’s studies lesson plan, students will examine seven photographs that depict prominent female figures from Texas’s history. Students will engage in a discussion of the photographs as a mode...
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Women and Children First?

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Should women and children still be provided with the first chance at rescue? Yes, claims the writer of a persuasive essay. Class members read the article and analyze the viewpoint, with a particular focus on the closing argument. They...
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Exploring First-Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“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...
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Women of the South in a changing society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scarlett O’Hara, Melanie Hamilton, Aunt Pittypat. The siren, the saint, the airhead. Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind contributes much to the stereotype most hold of southern women during the Civil War era. Class members access...
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Shakespeare's Ugly Women

For Teachers 12th
Spark some provocative discussions about attractiveness and the Elizabethan view of women. What is Shakespeare trying to say about female beauty in Sonnet 130? Do you see anything like this today in modern songs? Writers then come up...
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Great Minds: Goodall, Fossey and Galdikas

For Students 9th - 12th
How far would you go to defend another species? Would you give up your child or even fight to the death? The video focuses on the work of three women, Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas. All three worked with different...
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Women Vote for the First Time | Carrie Chapman Catt

For Students 5th - 12th
New ReviewOn August 18, 1920 the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. On August 26, 1920 the amendment was signed into law. On November 2, 1920 women voted in the U.S. election for the first time. A short PBS video, that includes...
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Circus Women Advocate for Suffrage | The Circus

For Students 9th - 12th
New ReviewCircus 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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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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From Ada to Grace to Sandy - Women Have IT

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Explore the significant contributions women have made in the field of information technology with an instructive lesson plan. Through class discussion and research, young scholars discover how women have aided in the growth of the field...
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Rediscovering Forgotten Women Writers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Women's voices are becoming more prominent in the world of literature, but for centuries, this wasn't the case. Young historians research a woman whose writings are considered to be lost, out of print, or forgotten. They develop an oral...
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The New Woman: The Turn of the Century

For Teachers 7th - 12th
According to this slide show, it all started with ladies riding bikes. The symbol of the woman as an independent and self-moving entity led turn of the century ladies into leaders for female independence. Discussed are women who changed...
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Progressive Era Women

For Students 7th - 12th
The National Women's History Museum provides this interactive resource that permits users to explore women who played key roles during the Progressive Era in the quest for workers' rights, the Settlement House Movement, the Suffrage...
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Women's Place is in the House...and Senate!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the different women who have served in the United States Congress. They discuss Senator Hillary Clinton, conduct Internet research, and in small groups complete a grid that compares and contrasts the women who have...
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Women of Achievement Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Successful women make their mark in fields from computers, journalism, labor and racing
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The Color Purple: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners can chart what they know, what they would like to know, how they plan to learn, and what they have learned from Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Using questions about women's rights, kids study the themes of the novel and think...
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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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Suffragette BINGO

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the Women's suffrage movement. In this women in history lesson, students use the Internet to research the suffrage movement. Learners will then design and create a BINGO game that they can play.
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You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover

For Students 4th
In this prediction worksheet, students answer questions about what the book and Little Women and will be about based on the first sentence of the book. Students become authors writing their own short story with the given first line.
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City of Gold: The Story of South Pass City | Political Pioneers

For Students 5th Standards
New ReviewThe Wyoming Territory was the first territory or state to pass legislation granting women the right to vote. A short video provides a brief history of the Wyoming Territory and details the contributions of the citizens of South Pass City...
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South Korean Women at the Turn of the Century, with a Focus on the Modernity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars consider the role of women in South Korea. In this global studies instructional activity, students examine articles and interviews regarding women and educational achievement. Young scholars discuss women's issues in South...
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Labor Law: Intermediate Women in the Workplace

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the role of women in the workplace. They study laws that protect women from discrimination in the workplace. They role-play scenarios where women are discriminated or harassed. They discuss times when they have...
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My Day: A Window Into Women's History

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars recognize the difference between autobiography and biography and break into groups to read through two or three articles about Eleanor Roosevelt. They give a report back to the class answering several questions and talk...
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Women in Science DIY Kit

For Students 5th - 12th
A card game sheds light on famous women in science. Pairs or small groups collect and exchange color-coded cards. Four cards of the same color make a science lab. The first player to create three labs wins the game! Each card features a...
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Africans and Women in Jamestown

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the first settlement at Jamestown and its citizens. Using the internet, they discover the role of women and Africans in Jamestown. They role play what the settlement was like before and after women and Africans...
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Documenting Women's Lives - Anglo-Saxon England

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read excerpts from poems from women who lived during the Middle Ages. They match the correct document to statements on a workshee they are to complete.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: When Women Toon In

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons about women by women. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions.
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The United Nations and Women

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the role of the Commission on the Status of Women in the post-WW II era by looking at the general framework the Committee worked within. They propose their own solutions to the case studies.
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Globalization's Effects on Indonesian Women

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders investiage the status of women in contemporary Indonesian society and the business strategies of companies located there. They create a Web page that explains the effects of globalization on Indonesian women and shows...
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Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?

For Students 5th Standards
Fair or unfair? To begin a study of the American Revolution, class members review the treatment of the people of the American Colonies by the King of England and decide which were fair and which were unfair. Class members then annotate a...
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"Herstory" in Michigan - Great Women of our Great State

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars discover the struggles and achievements of women throughout Michigan's history, the changes that have taken place in women's roles, and the difference one person can make. This lesson plan focuses on the impact women have...
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Alice Paul and Civil Disobedience for Women’s Suffrage | Carrie Chapman Catt

For Students 5th - 12th
New ReviewWithin any political movement conflicts arise as to how to proceed, how to gain the desired goal. The movement to pass the 19th Amendment was no exception. A short PBS video contrasts the strategies of long-time suffragist Carrie Chapman...
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Sandra Day O'Connor

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
No unit on important women in history would be complete without a instructional activity on Sandra Day O'Connor. After reading background information about the first female Supreme Court justice, middle schoolers engage in several...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

For Students 10th - 12th
Eighty-eight years after women earned the right to vote, a women ran for president. Young analysts consider the role women play in politics, how they are portrayed, the standards they are held to, and if they are still treated unfairly...
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Gender and Opportunity in Colonial America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was life like for women in Colonial America? What restrictions were placed upon them and what opportunities were they afforded? A case study of Elizabeth Murray offers high schoolers a chance to investigate primary source documents...
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North Carolinians Take a Stand on Ratification of the 19th Amendment

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The fight to pass the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that guaranteed women the right to vote was contentious and divisive. Many states refused to ratify the amendment, initially proposed in 1878. Class members examine documents...
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Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why are the American Revolution and the War for Independence not the same thing? Were taxes really the main point of contestation for the colonists? Listen as this fantastic presenter discusses the roots of the American Revolution,...
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See Yemen Through My Eyes

For Students 9th - 12th
Learn about one woman's take on the political and social standing of women in her country of Yemen, and use her insight to begin a discussion on women's rights across countries and throughout history. Nadia Al-Sakkaf relates her...
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Women's Roles in the Mi'kmaq Community Long Ago

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the roles of Aboriginal women in their community long ago. They explore the different roles Aboriginal women portray in today's society. They address any stereotyping they may have regarding Aboriginal people.
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The Women Suffrage Movement in the U.S. and the UK

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners create an argument either for or against equality for women.  In this U.S. History lesson, students research women's suffrage and look at political cartoons, then use the information to prepare an argument for the side they are...
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Women Making History

For Teachers 4th
In this social studies worksheet, 4th graders study the TIME For Kids chart. Students gain an understanding of eight women and their accomplishments and respond to five questions regarding the information presented.
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Famous Women

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate famous women. In this famous women lesson, 3rd graders read books and view photographs of famous women. Students discuss the roles of women and study facts about their lives. Students recieve pictures of women...
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Women's Rights and Reform

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students evaluate primary source documents. They assess the development of women's rights in the United States. They identify other rights beside suffrage that were important to famous women reformers.
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Women Monarchs and Heads of State: World History, Women's Studies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research women leaders and construct a dramatic panel in which these leaders compare and contrast their reigns.
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The First Few Weeks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As the title implies, the first few weeks of a baby's development are shown in the animated video. From its beginnings as a blastocyst to cell differentiation and intense development, see just how complex reproduction and the beginning...
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Women's Firsts Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this women's firsts worksheet, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions, choosing the correct woman who accomplished a given "first." A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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American Women Who Shaped the Civil Rights Movement Explored Through the Literature of Eloise Greenfield

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Examine the women who contributed to the Civil Rights movement. In groups, children read excerpts of writings from Eloise Greenfield and research the women she mentions using the internet. To end the lesson, they create a timeline of...
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American Woman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete activities involving women's suffrage. They prepare a timeline and conduct an interview with someone to gain an understanding of the changing view of women in American society.
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American Revolution: Case Studies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the climate regarding women and slaves following the American Revolution. In this primary research skills lesson plan, students examine 15 case studies that require them to discuss the scenarios paired with primary...
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Exploring Women's History Month

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Explore and celebrate the contributions of women past and present.
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On This Day: Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Sworn In

For Students 7th - 12th
New ReviewAn empowering resource shows an interview with Justice Day O'Connor and explains her path to the Supreme Court, as well as her personal feelings on becoming the first female to hold the position. Scholars also listen to a short...
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First Black US Congresswoman Dies

For Students Pre-K - 6th
In this English worksheet, students discuss Shirley Chisholm. Students debate and discuss American politics, focusing on Shirley Chisholm. Students discuss the differences compared to their own country of origin.
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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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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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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
"I think every First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt is measured against Eleanor Roosevelt." With this brief mini-bio, discover how the longest-serving First Lady of the United States expanded the role by developing her own constituency,...
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Personal Narratives: Learning from Lessons Life Teaches Us

For Teachers 7th Standards
"First Appearance," Mark Twain's tale about overcoming stage fright, serves as a model of a personal narrative and gets young writers thinking about milestones in their own lives. After examining student models and considering the...
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Martha Hughes Cannon: Doctor, Wife, Mother, Senator

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Each state is entitled to two statues in the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C. After reading about Utah's debate over whether or not Martha Hughes Cannon should be represented by one of their statues, individuals...
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F.E.W. Harper: Uplifted from the Shadows

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
What is stereotyping, and how do we handle stereotyping in our daily interactions? Your young historians will not only have the opportunity to learn about the first African American woman to publish a short story–Frances Ellen...
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Writing Women: The Yellow Wallpaper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the historical, social, cultural and economic context of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's story, The Yellow Wallpaper. Students determine the place of the middle class woman and her role in society.
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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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Harriet Tubman: Civil War Spy

For Students 8th Standards
Did you know that Harriet Tubman also served as a spy for the Union during the Civil War, and was the first woman to lead a military expedition in American history? Learners read about the fascinating story of Harriet Tubman and conclude...
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Stamps of Approval for Women Journalists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research, explore and analyze the history of how American women journalists have influenced major social change in the nation and the world. They visit major institution's to examine the written legacies of Abigail Adams,...
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Civil War: Women

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the role of women during the Civil War investigating their roles as spies, soldiers, and nurses.
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International Women's Day 100th Anniversary Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai: Shaking the Tree

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the significance of International Women's Day. In this women's history instructional activity, students read excerpt of Wangari Maathai's acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize and analyze the lyrics of "Shaking the...
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Women Monarchs And Heads Of State

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the rule of women throughout history. For this world history lesson, students participate in a panel discussion which requires them to share the strengths and weaknesses of selected women rulers.
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The Role of Women in the United States and Kenya

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students compare the responsibilities and rights of women in the US and in Kenya. They examine how gender affects societal roles.
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Latin American Women: Finding New Heroes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the life and works of various Latin American women. After reading excerpts of each work, they answer comprehension questions and discuss as a class. In groups, they re-write the Equality of Rights in their own words...
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How EGG-ceptional Are We?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Are women's eggs similar to chicken eggs? Scholars compare eggs from a variety of species to better understand embryonic development. Connections to evolution through hands-on activities help to cement the new vocabulary introduced.
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Women's History Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The origins, goals, and struggles of the women's movement are the focus of a five-day series of lessons about the accomplishments of the movement and the continuing struggle for women's rights.
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Pizza Biography

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
A biography writing lesson with a tasty twist! Kids create a "visual biography" in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph, and toppings represent supporting details. They learn research techniques, note-taking skills, and how to...
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Zeppelins - Majestic and Deadly Airships of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You are sitting in a trench during World War I watching the ground for possible attack. Suddenly, a bomb hits your trench—from the air? Scholars analyze the first use of airships in warfare in an installment of a video series on the...
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Obamanation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to review the major objectives and policies enacted thus far into the presidency of Barack Obama in the United States. John Green begins by providing an overview of the recession of 2008 and the subprime mortgage...
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Starving For Total War - Turnip Winter 1916

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How important is food to the outcome of war? Scholars investigate the impact of starvation on the home front of European nations during the First World War. They view a short video clip from the 32-part Great War series to analyze the...
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A Fate Worse Than Death - Disfigured Veterans of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happened if you suffered a catastrophic injury during a war when medicine had not completely advanced to today's standards? Scholars investigate devastating injuries and their treatments during the First World War. The 24th lesson...
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Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
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...
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Women Of The South In A Changing Society

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine a variety of sources including diaries, first-person narratives, and other collections to evaluate the accuracy of traditional stereotypes of southern women. The Civil War period is the time period of study.
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Women's Suffrage

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the changes of attitudes about Women's suffrage over the passage of time. They read a background on the fight for women's suffrage and its eventual success in the United States and also around the world.
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Women in the White House

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the role and impact of recent First Ladies through research and family interviews, then work in groups to present a documentary portrait to the class.
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You Are Free to Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use the Internet to research the First Amendment and the right to practice different religions.
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Where Do Student Press Rights Start ... and Stop?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different Supreme Court cases and discuss First Amendment rights.
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Women's History Week

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the contributions of women who influenced human rights in US history. They examine the influence Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton by participating in a jigsaw activity....
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A Slam-dunk for Women's Sports

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discuss Title IX and read about women in sports in various newspapers. They discuss the coverage women's sports receives and evaluate how well their local paper covers women's sports vs. men's sports.
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Ancient Tablets, Ancient Graves: Accessing Women's Lives in Mesopotamia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the role of women in ancient Mesopotamia. Several excerpts from the Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets and artifacts are analyzed to determine the treatment, rights, and powers of women in this era.
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Women's Rights Historic Sites

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use maps, readings, floor plans, photos and cartoons to research the conditions of upstate New York in the first half of the 19th century, examine the issues that led to Women's Rights Convention of 1848 and consider current...
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Did the Amazons Really Exist?

For Students 6th - 12th
Who were the warriors most feared by the Egyptians, Greeks, Persians Central Asians, and Chinese? The mighty women called Amazons, that’s who. Secondary viewers learn that the understanding of the Amazons, who were originally assumed to...
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Suffrage - When, Where, and Obstacles to Overcome

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the history of women's suffrage. They develop and form opinions on the right to vote. They discuss the many factors that influence voting and how other countries view women's suffrage.
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First Lady to the World

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this Eleanor Roosevelt worksheet, students read a passage about Eleanor Roosevelt, answer short answer questions, and respond with writing. Students complete 5 questions and 10 writers responses.
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Great Minds: Mary Anning, "The Greatest Fossilist in the World"

For Students 9th - 12th
How would you feel if you made a scientific discovery and weren't recognized because of your gender? Mary Anning basically founded paleontology, but she could never publish her own discoveries. From discovering how to clean fossils and...
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Every Day Edit - Women Get the Vote

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing learning exercise, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about suffrage. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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American Voices and Their Audiences

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Those new to teaching an AP level language and composition prep course and seasoned veterans will find much to treasure in a unit that is designed to help young language scholars develop the skills they need to analyze the language...
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Women's History Month- Eleanor Roosevelt: Verb Corrections

For Students 4th - 5th
In this verb tenses activity, students first read a text about Eleanor Roosevelt and circle all of the verb errors. Students write the correct form above each mistake.
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Herstory in Michigan -- Women's History in Our Great State

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Celebrate Women's History month in March by teaching your students about the struggles and achievements of women throughout Michigan's history, the changes that have taken place in women's roles, and the difference one person can make.
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The First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare two First Ladies. In this American history lesson, students read speeches given by Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Young scholars respond to questions about the speeches.
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First Ladies as Activists

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students choose a First Lady of the 20th century to research. Using both print and non-print sources, they identify the cause to which their First Lady gave her name, time, and energy. After researching, they right a press release...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet - "Woman Work" by Maya Angelou

For Students 7th - 9th
Examine poetic structure and literary devices in an activity focused on Maya Angelou's "Woman Work." The first two pages provide the full text of the poem, which middle schoolers can annotate and highlight. They go on to complete a...
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Women In The Labor Force Since 1920

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the historical perspective of how women were perceived in the labor force since 1920 forward. They conduct research that focuses on how the role of women has changed in different periods of time. They identify the...
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Breaking News English: South Korean Wins Women's British Open

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "South Korean Wins Women's British Open," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Breaking News English: High Heels Shorten Women's Leg Muscles

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "High Heels Shorten Women's Leg Muscles," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Breaking News English: Africa Gets First Elected Female President

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English learning exercise, students read "Africa Gets First Elected Female President," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Remember the Ladies

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine Abigail Adams's influence on her husband. In this women's rights lesson plan, 11th graders read letters written by John and Abigail Adams to one another. Students complete a document analysis sheet after they...
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Women in Power

For Students 8th - 10th
Learners read a five-paragraph article about female political leaders of the world then respond to five short-answer questions. They also work through a series of vocabulary-building exercises. A glossary is included.
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Imus: How much free speech is too much?

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore current interpretation of the First Amendment, including that of commercial speech. Next read background about Don Imus and his comments about the Rutgers women's basketball team.
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Interviewing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The best way to get a job is to make a great first impression. Learners can read about what makes a good first impression at a job interview and then view images of people wearing proper interview attire. Getting hired will then be no...
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Tu Youyou

For Students 5th - 12th
Meet Tu Youyou, the first woman from China to win a Nobel Prize. Display a poster of Youyou in your classroom to inspire young scientists to persevere where others have failed. Her discovery of artemisinin to cure malaria has saved...
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Mae C. Jemison

For Students 5th - 12th
The poster of Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American woman astronaut, challenges young scientists to consider what they intend to do to achieve their dreams. 
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WACS, WAVES< and SPARS: Women during World War II

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders conduct a class discussion on the historical background information of women during World War II.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders evaluate what motivated women during this time.  Students create a...
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Petition for Change : Worker Rights, Women's Suffrage, Industrial Revolution, US History

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work in cooperative groups to write a description of a typical day in a fabric mill as described in the book Lyddie by Katherine Patterson. They create a petition calling for industry reform.
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Middle-Class Women Provide Maternity Health Services for Immigrant Women

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners examine how different groups gave health services to pregnant immigrant women. They analyze the class and ethnic tensions during this time period. They work together in groups to read articles and answer questions.
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The Flow of Women's Work: How Cultures are Alike and Different?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine gender roles in various cultures. In this flow of women's work lesson, students compare water related work in rural Africa to that in their own households. 
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History: Women Wanting to Work

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students compare and contrast the economic roles of women throughout history in the United States, India, and Israel. After examining pictures of women from various time periods, they share observations. They watch video clips and...
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The Equal Rights Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The debate over the Equal Rights Amendment continues. To better understand the controversy, class members research the history of attempts to get the amendment ratified. In addition, pairs engage in a structured academic conversation...
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I Am Malala

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai is an inspirational tale of heroism through adversity. Focus on the key details of the book with a quick review crossword...
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The Genius of Marie Curie

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Can you name the only person to win two Nobel Prizes in two different sciences? After watching a short video on the life, discoveries, and accomplishments of Marie Curie, you can!
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Create a Migrant's Scrapbook from the First Great Migration

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Help young historians personally engage in the stories of African Americans during the Great Migration! Assessing a migration route map, learners create a migrant character's experience, adding details while studying primary sources. A...
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Women in Space

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read biographies of women who have made contributions to field of aerospace and aeronautics, choose one woman to research, and present their findings to classmates in form of essay, play, poster, or presentation.
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Women Wanting to Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the role of women in business. In this video-bases lesson, students examine the social challenges women face in the workforce in the U.S., Israel and India .
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Breaking News English: Kuwait Elects Its First Female Politicians

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this ESL/EFL comprehension lesson, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Kuwait Elects Its First Female Politicians." They discuss the article and complete a variety of comprehension activities such as true or false, fill...
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How to Teach the Legacies of the 1960s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider which aspects of world around them have roots in 1960s, research and compare 1960s to today with regards to Civil and Women's Rights, Vietnam, counterculture, music, voting, and economic rights, and explore legacy of...
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Women in Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students survey similarities and differences in the role of women in Japanese and American culture and how these roles have changed over time. They predict what roles for women in Japan might have in the future and identify the...
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Women in Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the power of women leaders. In this women in power lesson, students explore the contributions of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Angela Merkel, Julia Gillard, and  Dilma Rousseff as they complete a worksheet activity on...

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