Women's Studies Teacher Resources
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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film
Students 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
Documenting Texas Women’s History through Photographs
Students explore women’s history. In this women’s studies lesson, students will examine seven photographs that depict prominent female figures from Texas’s history. Students will engage in a discussion of the photographs as a mode of...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb Corrections
Read a short passage about Eleanor Roosevelt while hunting for errors in verb use. To give your kids some help, count up the errors beforehand and provide struggling learners with the number of errors.
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My Favorite Women: My Great Aunt Arizona
First graders explore women's history. For 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 English Language Arts
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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 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...
7th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
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...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
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 plan, 8th graders examine digital images regarding the role of women in the late 19th century. Students respond to the questions...
8th Social Studies & History