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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film
High schoolers 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
Women's History Month Word Clouds
What a great idea for celebrating Women's History Month and discovering the amazing efforts that individuals have put forth on behalf of women's rights! Learners take a closer look at the speeches and other primary source documents of famous female activists, and then incorporate their words into a word cloud utilizing an online tool.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 worksheet includes answers and additional questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
Military Themed Movies: Women's History
Students explore equality by viewing military films in class. In this women's history lesson plan, 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
Women at the Crossroads
Students examine the evolution of women's rights in Korea. In this Korean history lesson, students read 5 articles pertaining to women's lives under the Silla, Koryo, and Choson kingdoms. The articles also make reference to Japanese rule of Korean women as well as the modern era.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Assessing Change: Women's Lives in the American Revolutionary Era
Students examine the state of women's rights in Revolutionary America. In this women's history lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the evolution of women's right, or lack thereof, from colonial times to the infancy of the new republic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 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
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