Suffrage Movements Teacher Resources
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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, 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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 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
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 instructional activity on voting rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Women's Suffrage: 140 Years of Struggle
Students create PowerPoint presentations about women's suffrage. In this women's rights activity, 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
Women Suffered to Achieve Suffrage
Students take a closer look at the Women's Suffrage Movement in the United States. In this suffrage instructional activity, 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 8 Views 36 Downloads
Suffrage Strategies: Voices for Votes
Learners 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. Learners also create posters to encourage people to vote.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Women's Suffrage: Why the West First?
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 23 Downloads
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
Leaders and their Beliefs: The Abolitionist and Suffrage Movement
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.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Social Movements and Constitutional Change: Women's Suffrage
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 lesson.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 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
Students 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 23 Views 54 Downloads
The Suffragettes in the UK
In this women's rights worksheet, high schoolers 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
Woman Suffrage Quiz
What does your class know about the women's suffrage movement? Can they name the patron saint of this movement? Or can they explain why babies were used in the suffrage campaigns? Do they know what the most radical demand was? If so, then they are destined to get an A on this online suffrage quiz.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-paper" -- The "New Woman"
Students examine the roles of women in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. They identify how class and nationality affected a woman's place in society. They also discover women's resistance to change during the time period.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Sex Stereotypes in Society
Students analyze a collection of advertisements or photographs in a text or magazine and identify the stereotypes used or possible biases of the editors. They discuss how these stereotypes are formed, and the ways in which they impact modern society.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads