Lucy Burns Photograph

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a primary source photograph is worth even more. With help from a video, examine a photograph and gain an in-depth look into the life and contributions of suffrage leader, Lucy Berns.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Direct pupils to take notes during the video, write questions, and draft a reflection paragraph about what they learned 
  • Watch the video during Women's History Month
  • Create a flipped classroom assignment; instruct learners to watch the video for homework, then apply what they learned in class the next day 
Classroom Considerations

  • The video begins with an advertisement  

  • Provides definitions for key terms
  • Showcases additional, real-world images that represent the goings on of Burns's time
  • The host speaks clearly and at a decent rate 

  • None