Women's Studies Teacher Resources
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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film
Young scholars explore women's history through films and filmaking. They explore various websites, conduct research on a famous woman, and in small groups write and produce a screenplay based on an autobiographical narrative.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 24 Downloads
Students examine the "Cult of Domesticity." In this women's history lesson, students visit the specified Web sites to engage in research related to the characteristics that were thought to represent true womanhood as well as information about the American Women's Rights Movement.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
My Favorite Women: My Great Aunt Arizona
First graders explore women's history. In this Women's History Month lesson, 1st graders read My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston. Students then interview significant women in their lives and share why those women are special to them.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Military Themed Movies: Women's History
Students explore equality by viewing military films in class. In this women's history lesson, students view the films "G.I. Jane" and "The General's Daughter" while discussing the obstacles the women in the film face. Students create a multimedia presentation based on women's rights and equal opportunities.
7th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
In this Women's History worksheet, students write a informational book report by filling in the title, author, general information, and interesting facts. On the second page, students write a Women's History fictional book report by creating their own setting, main characters, and summary.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Herstory in Michigan -- Women's History in Our Great State
Celebrate Women's History month in March by teaching your students about the struggles and achievements of women throughout Michigan's history, the changes that have taken place in women's roles, and the difference one person can make.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
My Day: A Window Into Women's History
Students recognize the difference between autobiography and biography and break into groups to read through two or three articles about Eleanor Roosevelt. They give a report back to the class answering several questions and talk about what conclusions that might be made about women in the time that the article was written.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students research famous women in history. In this Women's History month activity, students choose one historical woman to research and use biographies and websites to gather information. Students complete an included research outline and write a report to present to the class.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 38 Downloads
Costumes, Identity, And Jewish Women's History
Students research and analyze the role of women in our society and question the demands placed on women having to deal with issues concerning appearance, their persona's, costumes, dress as well as the choices they make in the environment to which they live.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Women's History Week
Students investigate the contributions of women who influenced human rights in US history. They examine the influence Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton by participating in a jigsaw activity. They make a personal timeline, advertisements, create murals, and interview a woman whom they respect during Women's History Week.
4th - 5th Language Arts 17 Views 51 Downloads
Women's History Quiz
Explore the contributions that women have made throughout American history. Here are 10 questions that take learners through time, stopping to recognize various accomplishments women have made along the way. The online instructional activity includes answers and additional questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads