Suffrage Movements Teacher Resources
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Women Suffered to Achieve Suffrage
Young scholars take a closer look at the Women's Suffrage Movement in the United States. In this suffrage lesson plan, student research the movement in Nebraska and the rest of the country. Students consider how the Seneca Falls Convention and the ratification of the 19th Amendment impacted the nation as they write essays on their research.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 35 Downloads
Alice Paul: Suffragist and Agitator
Students explore the contributions of Alice Paul to the Women's Suffrage Movement. In this Alice Paul lesson, students research primary materials regarding the life and contributions of Paul to the suffrage movement. Students compare and contrast the visions of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National Women's Party.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
New Review Women's History Wax Museum
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 playing as those figures in a "wax museum".
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Suffragist Battle Continues
Discover the women's suffrage movement. Learners post Civil War lesson, students use primary sources to research how women fought for and were finally given the right to vote. They will interpret artwork, view a Primary Access documentary, then write speeches based on their learning to convince people to vote in elections.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Suffrage Strategies: Voices for Votes
Students discuss the history and importance of voting. In this voting lesson, students research the women's suffrage movement and the methods used to change people's beliefs about suffrage for women. Students also create posters to encourage people to vote.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Women's Suffrage: 140 Years of Struggle
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 about the movement.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Suffragettes in the UK
In this women's rights worksheet, students research information on a linked website as well as video links about the suffrage movement in the United Kingdom and then respond to 8 short answer questions about the information.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Women's Right To Vote
Fifth graders explore the history of women's right to vote and identify two of the leaders of the suffrage movement, Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. After completing readings and discussions, they write an article for the newspaper about Alice Paul and Lucy Burns.
5th Social Studies & History 20 Views 49 Downloads
Americans Governing - 'Til We Have Suffrage: The Movement
This interactive website includes a video and several readings about the suffrage movement. After viewing and reading, visitors can choose to respond to questions either in short answer or multiple choice form. A nice supplemental activity for a lesson on voting rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Leaders and their Beliefs: The Abolitionist and Suffrage Movement
Sixth graders create a thought bubble for an image of an abolitionist or suffrage leader. For this lesson on past leaders, 6th graders demonstrate their understanding of abolition and suffrage by making an appropriate dialogue/thought bubble for the image of a past leader.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Students examine several aspects of the Women's Suffrage Movement. For this women's rights lesson, students explore several primary and secondary sources regarding the events of the movement, opposition to the movement, and the effects of the 19th Amendment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 69 Downloads
Young scholars examine voting rights in the United Kingdom. In this British government lesson, students participate in classroom activities that require them to examine voting rights today and compare them with voting rights before British suffrage movements.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Women's Place is in the Home: The Anti-Suffrage Movement
Students identify with Women's Suffrage Movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, giving them the opportunity to learn its arguments, and to see its modern-day legacy alive in the conservative women's movement led by such organizations as the Eagle Forum and the Claire Booth Luce Policy Institute.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Women Suffrage Movement in the U.S. and the UK
Students 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 taking for a class debate.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Voting Rights for Women: Pro- And Anti-Suffrage
Middle schoolers state arguments for and against suffrage for women in the 19th and early 20th centuries. They give examples of how those arguments were expressed in a variety of media and analyze a political cartoon from the 19th or early 20th centuries.
6th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 52 Downloads