Women's Studies Teacher Resources
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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film
Learners 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 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
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
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
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
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
Women's Achievement Quiz
How much do you or your class know about various achievements made by women thorughout history? Here is a set of 10 questions with answers all related to the accomplishments of women in science, politics, civil rights, and law.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 38 Downloads
How Can We Compare the Women of India and Pakistan?
The class takes a critical look at the differences between Pakistani and Indian women. They consider their clothing, role in society, and thier country's government. They then compare Indira Gandhi to Benizir Bhutto. This activity is perfect for Women's History Month.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Visual Perspectives: Images of Women in the Late 19th Century
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this women's history lesson, 8th graders examine digital images regarding the role of women in the late 19th century. Students respond to the questions that accompany each source.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
A biography writing lesson with a tasty twist! Kids create a "visual biography" in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph, and toppings represent supporting details. They learn research techniques, note-taking skills, and how to write from research.
2nd - 8th Language Arts 31 Views 457 Downloads
Students examine the "Cult of Domesticity." In this women's history activity, 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
Examining Women's Roles through Primary Sources and Literature
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. For this women's history lesson, students examine the role of women prior to and following the suffrage movement. Students also read selected pieces of women's literature.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 35 Downloads