Third graders use notes obtained through previous research to create a mobile that illustrates the contributions of a Renaissance woman, and explains how these accomplishments influenced her society.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Miss Mitchell's Comet
Maria Mitchell discovered a comet, became the first female astronomer in the United States, and even has a crater on the moon named after her! Learn more about her passion for the stars with an informative reading passage, followed by...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building Background Knowledge About Physical Environment: What Makes it Hard for Some People to Get Books?
How far would your pupils go to be able to have access to books? Revisit Heather Henson and David Small's That Book Woman and challenge class members to take on the role of Cal or the Book Woman. By putting themselves in someone else's...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Changes Caused by the Industrial Revolution
Students investigate women's rights by discussing their occupations during the industrial revolution. In this U.S. History instructional activity, students examine the diaries and photographs of young women in the 1800's and discuss the...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
American Women Who Shaped the Civil Rights Movement Explored Through the Literature of Eloise Greenfield
Examine the women who contributed to the Civil Rights movement. In groups, children read excerpts of writings from Eloise Greenfield and research the women she mentions using the internet. To end the lesson, they create a timeline of...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts