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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
Two texts anchor a 14-lesson unit that explores what it means to be a woman in America. In her "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton" Stanton argues for women's right to vote. Audre Lorde offers a different point of view in her poem, "...
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Orator, Author, and Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Have you ever felt like your opinion doesn't count? Scholars research and analyze the impact Elizabeth Cady Stanton had on women's rights. Primary and secondary sources as well as video clips give individuals a clear picture of Stanton's...
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Suffragist

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine one woman's impact on a nation. In this suffragette lesson, students are introduced to Elizabeth Cady Stanton and examine her involvement in both the anti-slavery and woman's movement. Students compare the Declaration...
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Every Day Edit - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
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Defending the Rights of Women

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The women's rights movement is the fascinating story of the individuals who fought for a change of the status quo.
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Elizabeth Started All the Trouble

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a famous suffragette that paved the way for equal rights for women. Readers respond to before, during, and after reading questions based on her story. The resource is a great addition to a lesson during Women's...
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FAMOUS PEOPLE: SUSAN B. ANTHONY AND ELIZABETH CADY STANTON

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students explore websites are about Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and women's suffrage and read about how these women were important leaders in the movement that got women the right to vote.
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners recognize that all people have rights and should be treated equal, describe some ways that women's rights have changed through time, and identify the contributions Elizabeth Stanton has made to womens' rights.
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Ballots, Bloomers and Boycotts

For Teachers 4th
Students compare a controversial issue or policy in need of reform in their classroom to the suffrage movement of the 1800's. They research important figures in the suffrage movement, produce written pieces and complete worksheets.
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Who Were the Foremothers of Women's Equality?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars complete a unit of lessons on the women who contributed to the early Women's Rights Movement in the U.S. They conduct Internet research, examine images online, develop a list of women, complete a worksheet, and create a...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did Elizabeth Cady Stanton use rhetoric to convince others of her views? Scholars begin reading "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton," which argues that women should have voting rights. Pupils complete a Quick Write to analyze how...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did Elizabeth Cady Stanton advocate for the rights of women? Pupils consider the question as they continue reading "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton." They complete a Quick Write, analyzing how satire and sarcasm advance the...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 11th Standards
Elizabeth Cady Stanton compares sins to monsters, using a metaphor to make a point about morality. Using the fifth of 14 lessons from the Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2 series, learners analyze paragraphs 8-10 of "An Address by Elizabeth...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 11th Standards
Joan of Arc, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks ... many inspirational women have paved the way for future generations, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton is no exception. Scholars continue reading and analyzing "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton."...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 11th Standards
Using the resource, pupils consider how the author structures her argument in "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton." Scholars complete a written response to identify one of Cady Stanton's claims and analyze how she uses reasoning and...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 11th Standards
What is the distinction between rights and equality? Scholars continue their analysis of "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton" using the third instructional activity from the 14-part Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2 series. Pupils complete...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does style contribute to the power and persuasiveness of a speech? With the question in mind, scholars continue reading "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton." They complete a Rhetorical Impact Tracking Tool to guide them in their...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did the women's rights movement create a ripple effect, improving the lives of future generations? Scholars read and analyze paragraphs 11-12 of "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton," in which the author emphasizes the importance of...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 14

For Teachers 11th Standards
It's time to put it all together! Using the resource, scholars complete an end-of-unit assessment. They write a multi-paragraph essay, comparing either Audre Lorde's "From the House of Yemanjá" or "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton"...
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Antebellum Revivalism and Reform

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A gold mine for American history teachers, this presentation cascades through the middle of the 19th century with the central themes of moral and social reform. Between the blossoming Mormon church, the tightening of the Temperance...
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The Nineteenth Amendment

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Beginning with an exercise of favoritism to engage learners, progressing through image and primary source analysis of the Nineteenth Amendment and the Seneca Falls Declaration, and culminating in a look at a political cartoon...
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The Ballot Box Battle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice note taking skills, study the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and write a persuasive letter. They listen to the picture book biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and use the information from the biography to write a...
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Integrity - Stanton Style

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the contributions of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In this character education lesson, students read a handout regarding Stanton's life. Students respond to discussion questions regarding her philanthropic work.
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Extending Suffrage to Women

For Teachers 7th - 12th
New ReviewVotes for women! The activity highlights the push for the Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote. High school scholars learn how the Fifteenth Amendment giving African American men the right to vote helped to spark the...
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Inventive Women - Part 2

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Declaration of Independence was published in 1776. The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, modeled after the Declaration of Independence, was drafted and read by Elizabeth Cady Stanton at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848....
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Women's Rights Historic Sites

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use maps, readings, floor plans, photos and cartoons to research the conditions of upstate New York in the first half of the 19th century, examine the issues that led to Women's Rights Convention of 1848 and consider current...
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North Carolinians Take a Stand on Ratification of the 19th Amendment

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The fight to pass the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that guaranteed women the right to vote was contentious and divisive. Many states refused to ratify the amendment, initially proposed in 1878. Class members examine documents...
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The Split Over Suffrage

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Compare and contrast Frederick Douglass's and the National Women's Suffrage Association's stances on equal rights and suffrage with a series of documents and worksheets. Learners work together or independently to complete the packet, and...
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The 15th and 19th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Who gets to vote? Learn more about struggles for suffrage throughout United States history with a instructional activity based on primary source documents. Middle schoolers debate the importance of women's suffrage and African American...
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Equal Rights? The Women's Movement from Suffrage to Schlafly

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you've never heard of the Equal Rights Amendment, it's probably because there isn't one in the United States Constitution. Delve into the contentious history behind the ERA, its founders and supporters, and reasons for its political...
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Women's History Week

For Teachers 4th - 5th
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....
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Women's History Month Activity Kit

For Students K - 4th Standards
Boost reading comprehension and shed light on famous women of history with books and learning activities, which include a board game, word search, crossword puzzle, and a quiz.
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 11th Standards
Why is it important to make connections across texts? Scholars discover the answer with instructional activity 12 of 14 from the Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2 series. Pupils analyze the development of ideas in three nonfiction texts,...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 11th Standards
Two minds are better than one. Learners engage in an evidence-based discussion to identify central ideas in Audre Lorde's poem "From the House of Yamanjá" and one additional nonfiction text. They complete a Cross-Evidence Collection Tool...
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Seneca Falls and Suffrage: Teaching Women's History with Comics

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
As part of the study of women's history, young scholars examine Chester Comix's strips about the Seneca Falls Convention and four 19th century leaders in the struggle for equal rights. After researching other elements of the Suffrage...
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From the Declaration of Independence to the Declaration of Sentiments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
As part of a study of women's rights in early America, class members compare the Declaration of Independence to the Declaration of Sentiments presented at the Seneca Falls Convention. As an exit ticket, individuals explain whether or not...
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The 19th Amendment | History

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewAn engaging video provides scholars with how the 19th Amendment came to be. Beginning with the Declaration of Sentiments signed at the Women's Rights Convention in 1848, viewers meet major contributors to the movement and take in the...
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Women's Suffrage Movement

For Students 9th - 12th
New ReviewThe National Women's History Museum offers a 20-slide presentation that details the history of the Women's Suffrage Movement from its creation in the 1830s through the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.
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Declaring Their Sentiments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the Declaration of Sediments. In groups, they identify the contributions of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. They analyze the impact of various movements of civil and women's rights throughout history. They create a list of...
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Suffragists

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Women's Rights movement is the focus of an engaging and collaborative exercise, in which young historians use information found in textbooks, class notes, and the provided documents to craft a DBQ essay.
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Alice Paul and Women’s Suffrage | The Great War

For Students 9th - 12th
The United States has a long tradition of civil disobedience. Before the protests of 2020, before the protests against the Vietnam War, before the Civil Rights protests of the 1960s, were the protests of the Suffrage Movement. Viewers of...
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Dress Reform in the 19th Century

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders utilize the writings of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Timothy Shay Arthur, Elizabeth Smith Miller, Frances Hard and others to explore the dress reform movements of the mid to late 19th century.
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Dress Reform in the 19th Century

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss the writings of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Timothy Shay Arthur and others to explore mid to late 19th century dress reform. They use their findings to write a letter to an editor from a 19th century viewpoint.
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The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
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Cultural Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers research the passage of the 19th Amendment as an illustration of the mutual influence between political ideas and cultural attitudes. They also read the Seneca Falls Declaration and explore the cultural shifts it both...
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Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Places Where Women Made History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using places can help students identify with the history-making women associated with them.
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Women's Equality: Changing Attitudes And Beliefs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze archival materials contemporaneous with the birth of the Women's Rights Movement, and begin to appreciate the deeply entrenched opposition the early crusaders had to overcome. They discuss whether or not such attitudes...
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The Progressive Movement

For Teachers 10th - 11th
While the Progressives never formed a political party they did develop an ideology. Provide viewers with an interesting, yet challenging presentation on the Progressive Movement that introduces key individuals and highlights key events...
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The Meaning of America: Equality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
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The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
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The Meaning of America: Self-Command

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
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Susan B. Anthony Day

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
The history of women's suffrage and Susan B. Anthony are examined in this social studies lesson plan. Third and fourth graders participate in a simulation of a vote, develop slogans for women's suffrage, complete a KWL chart, write a...
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Women's History Month Word Clouds

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
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...
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Women’s History Month- Susan B. Anthony

For Students 7th - 12th
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a paragraph about Susan B. Anthony and then respond to 5 short answer questions.
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American Woman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete activities involving women's suffrage. They prepare a timeline and conduct an interview with someone to gain an understanding of the changing view of women in American society.
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Women's Rights and Reform

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students evaluate primary source documents. They assess the development of women's rights in the United States. They identify other rights beside suffrage that were important to famous women reformers.
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19th Century Women's Suffrage - Sheltered Activities

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners reenact The USA v. Susan B. Anthony and discuss women's suffrage and the 19th Amendment.
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How Can Children Make A Difference In Their World As Human Rights Activists?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define term activist, identify and analyze contributions of activists of the past, realize that students can make a difference in their world, identify personal characteristics of students activists, recognize impact on...
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Resources for Teaching Women Writers

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore, discuss and experience a wide variety of texts from around the world written by women. They analyze the different genres covered and view a lot of unique point of views from different female perspectives. Topics...
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"I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar"

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore U.S. history by examining the role women played in the development of the country. In this women's rights lesson, students read several books with their classmates which discuss the fight women had to go through to get...
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Ida B. Wells Let the Truth Be Told Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discuss social justice through learning about Ida B. Wells. In this justice lesson, students listen to the book Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth be Told by Walter Dean Myers, then work in groups to research 5 other people who fought...
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Women Today: An Editorial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils complete Internet research to write an editorial about a topic relating to the women's rights movement and the issues presently surrounding women's rights in America and around the world.
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Women's History Month--Susan B. Anthony Question Review

For Students 3rd - 5th
This writing learning exercise instructs students to read a short paragraph about Susan B. Anthony, then write 5 questions to 5 answers. This learning exercise would be quite useful when teaching students about sentence structure, and...
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Hawthorne: Author and Narrator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils read various pieces of literature by Nathaniel Hawthorne to recognize the difference between a narrator and author. Students in small groups report on the narrative point of view represented in a story they have read.
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Reformers

For Teachers 4th
Students research reform efforts during the 1800's, primarily those leading up to the Civil War. They complete several lessons that investigate the life of Sojourner Truth and her contributions to the abolitionist movement and women's...
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The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the rhetoric in the Declaration of Independence. In groups, they assess the role of the document in the development of the American Revolution. They analyze the argumentative structure of the document and share their...
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How Women Won the Right to Vote

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider how women gained the right to vote in America. In this suffrage instructional activity, students investigate major events of the suffrage movement and conduct research. Students also role play petitioning to President...
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Stephen Crane - Surrealism and the Antihero

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the work of Stephen Crane as a lesson on surrealism and an antihero. In this surrealism lesson, students complete discuss activities for the topic. Students then analyze Crane's poetry, his use of surrealism, and the...
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Women’s Suffrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine several aspects of the Women's Suffrage Movement. In this women's rights lesson, students explore several primary and secondary sources regarding the events of the movement, opposition to the movement, and the effects of...
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Life in a Box: Susan B. Anthony

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine historical photographs and documents about Susan B. Anthony. For this historical figures lesson, 2nd graders analyze clues that are presented and discuss the accomplishments of Anthony.
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Seneca Falls Declaration

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover how the Seneca Falls Convention aided women's rights. In this Declaration of Sentiments instructional activity, 8th graders use the provided worksheet to analyze the document and compare it to the Declaration of...
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Social Studies Activity Sheets

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students complete social studies activity sheets including changing the world, historical women, travel, and more. Students complete 52 sheets.
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Confict, Consensus, and Conclusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students debate the key issues dealing with women's rights and the rights of African Americans during and after the Civil War. They analyze the women's rights movement in relationship to the desire for suffrage. They utilize the...
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The Struggle For The Right To Vote

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify historical figures who helped lead others in the voting rights movement, and research historical struggles for voting rights. They develop plans to involve young voters in the election process.
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Before Rosa Parks: Upper Grades Activity: Frances Watkins Harper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the rhetorical strategies Frances Watkins Harper used, such as tone, emotional appeal and descriptive language
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Powerful Signatures

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners experience famous historical documents that were initiated and propelled by signatures such as Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution. They create a school amendment using the information gathered.

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