Agent Pincher: The Case of the Missing Susan B. Anthony Dollar
Students identify advantages and disadvantages of using a barter system, explain the four characteristics of money, consider items that might be used as money, identify the functions of money, and use knowledge to solve mystery of unused coins.
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The Women’s Suffrage Movement
A set of lessons about the women's suffrage movement will bring history to life for your middle schoolers. Learners study primary documents, learn about famous suffragettes, and compare the suffrage movement to current events...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Susan B. Anthony & Women's Suffrage
Students explore the life of Susan B. Anthony and Victorian views on women's suffrage. After discussing the suffrage movement, groups of students observe lithographs and discuss reasons for Miss Anthony's arrest. They read a petition...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Power of Nonviolence: Change Through Strategic Nonviolent Action
How did major historical figures, such as Henry David Thoreau, Susan B. Anthony, and Mohandas K. Gandhi, explain and defend their beliefs in nonviolence? Your learners will begin by studying the backgrounds of these individuals, and then...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
North Carolinians Take a Stand on Ratification of the 19th Amendment
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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Nineteenth Amendment: Susan B. Anthony
What would your scholars do if Susan B. Anthony walked into class? Shock them to attention with this lesson, which has the school secretary (or any willing participant) dress as the famous suffragette and answer questions as a surprise...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Who Were the Foremothers of Women's Equality?
Students 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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History