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Curated OER

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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Center for Civic Education

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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The Guardian

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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National Endowment for the Humanities

Who Were the Foremothers of the Women's Suffrage and Equality Movements?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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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Curated OER

The Changing Role of Women

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. As they analyze primary documents and discuss historical events, learners determine how Abigail Adams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, Margaret Sanger, and James...
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Curated OER

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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National Endowment for the Humanities

Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Searching for Women and Identity in Chopin's "The Awakening"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson plan 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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C3 Teachers

Women’s Rights: How Can Women Achieve Equality in a Patriarchal Society?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Women today may not have heard of Madame C.J. Walker or Wilma Mankiller, and a few may not be aware of Emma Watson's current role; however, they have certainly benefited from their efforts. Using questions supplied by this guided...
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Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Women's Suffrage: 140 Years of Struggle

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create PowerPoint presentations about women's suffrage. In this women's rights instructional activity, students use primary documents to study the women's suffrage movement. In pairs, students create a PowerPoint presentation...
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C3 Teachers

Women’s Rights: What Does It Mean to Be Equal?

For Teachers 7th
A guided-inquiry lesson asks seventh graders to research the compelling question, "What does it mean to be equal?" Guided by three supporting questions, researchers complete three formative performance tasks and gather evidence from...
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Center for Civic Education

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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PBS

Sojourner Truth: Abolitionist and Women’s Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars dive into the life of former slave, abolitionist, and women's rights activist Sojourner Truth. Using video evidence, speeches, and primary documents, class members complete a project on a current "Truth-figure" they see in...
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Curated OER

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...
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Arizona Department of Education

American History Impact of the Women’s Movement

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Take a look at important images that depict the women's suffrage movement, the support for the Equal Rights Amendment, and wage equity for women over the last two centuries. As class members work through a activity on primary source...
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National Endowment for the Humanities

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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Center for History Education

Nineteenth Century Reform Movements: Women's Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's hard to imagine a world where women were marginalized from the seats of power. Yet, there are women today who remember what it was like to not be allowed to vote. Using a DBQ of images and other primary sources, such as political...
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Broward County Schools

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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Advocates for Human Rights

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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Curated OER

Voting Rights for Women: Pro- and Anti-Suffrage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the arguments for and against suffrage for women in the 19th and early 20th centuries. They explore various websites, read and discuss primary source documents, develop a document from two points of view, and analyze...
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Curated OER

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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Curated OER

Change Over Time Essay: Women's Rights in Korea

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners examine the state of women'srights in Korea. In this women's issues lesson, students analyze the content of 3 provided articles and compose essays regarding the Korean Women's Movement.
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Center for History Education

Women's Rights in the American Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Today, many young people find it hard to understand why it took over 150 years for women in the United  States to get the right to vote—why there was even a need for the suffrage movement. As they read a series of primary source...
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Curated OER

Places Where Women Made History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using places can help students identify with the history-making women associated with them.
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University of California

Equal Rights? The Women's Movement from Suffrage to Schlafly

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you've never heard of the Equal Rights Amendment, it's probably because there isn't one in the United States Constitution. Delve into the contentious history behind the ERA, its founders and supporters, and reasons for its political...

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