Suffrage Movements Teacher Resources
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Students take a closer look at the Women's Suffrage Movement in the United States. In this suffrage lesson, 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.
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.
Eleventh graders analyze the woman's suffrage movement. In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders explore the different ways women tried to gain equal rights. Students design a poster using primary sources.
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.
Discover the women's suffrage movement. Learners post Civil War activity, 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.
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.
Students the influence of women's music in history and the suffrage movement.
Students create PowerPoint presentations about women's suffrage. For 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.
In this women's rights activity, 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.
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.
Sixth graders create a thought bubble for an image of an abolitionist or suffrage leader. In 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.
Students examine several aspects of the Women's Suffrage Movement. In 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. Student complete various assessment activities that require them to compare suffrage movements, analyze primary sources, and determine how effective the movement was.
Eleventh graders review the Progressive Movement and the Women's suffrage movement. They also review the changes from the end of World War I to the Great Depression.
Eleventh graders explore aspects of the women's suffrage movement. In this women's rights lesson, 11th graders examine primary sources about suffrage as they rotate through classroom stations.
Students 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.
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. They also participate in a Conference Day.
Young scholars 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.
In this Suffrage Movement worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding women's rights and the British Suffrage Movement.
Learners 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.
Learners participate in a simulation and compare and contrast the arguments for and against womens' right to vote. In this civil rights lesson, students simulate disenfranchisement of women by allowing only half of the class to vote on a topic. Learners read background information on women's suffrage and view a biographical film on Catt and take notes. Students prepare cases and debate women's right to vote.