Suffrage Movements Teacher Resources
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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 plan on voting rights.
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.
Students examine several aspects of the Women's Suffrage Movement. In this women's rights lesson plan, 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.
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.
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 plan, 11th graders examine primary sources about suffrage as they rotate through classroom stations.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars 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.
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.
Students create an argument either for or against equality for women. In this U.S. History instructional activity, 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.
Students use the Internet to access primary sources, complete worksheets, write poems and participate in class discussion in an exploration of why Western states were the first in the nation to grant full voting rights for women.
Discover the women's suffrage movement. Learners post Civil War lesson, middle schoolers 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.
The class analyzes a series of documents intended to show the events that lead to women gaining the right to vote. They play a Tic-Tac-Toe style game, make a time line with sequencing cards, and review the 4 steps of social change. Materials are available by clicking on the links located on the right hand side of the instructional activity.
Learners discuss the history and importance of voting. In this voting lesson plan, students research the women's suffrage movement and the methods used to change people's beliefs about suffrage for women. Learners also create posters to encourage people to vote.
Students explore women's rights. In this women's history lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources regarding the women's suffrage movement in the United States. Students compare and contrast the states' methods for achieving suffrage with the national methods.
Students the influence of women's music in history and the suffrage movement.
Students investigate Women's Suffrage by analyzing images from the past. In this equal rights instructional activity, students read biographical work about Emma Smith DeVoe, an activist who fought for women's rights. Students view a comic style slide-show about women's suffrage and attempt to create their own drawings about the topic.
Learners work together in groups to examine the suffrage movement in Colorado. They analyze the reasons for and against women's suffrage. They also determine the impact of the movement in Colorado.
Students explore the political gains made by women in the 20th century. In this women's rights lesson plan, students examine political cartoons, documents, and amendments related to women's suffrage.