The Women of Congress Speak Their Mind

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A picture may be worth a thousand words but words can tell a wealth of stories. To conclude their study of the women who have served in the US Congress until 2006, groups analyze statements made by these remarkable women.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Attach the quotations to the previously constructed museum display of congresswomen
  • Extend the lessons and have groups research and create displays for congresswomen who have served from 2006 to the present
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is the last in a series of seven that research the contributions of congresswomen from 1917–2006
Pros

  • The packet includes a quotation analysis worksheet
Cons

  • The series concludes with 2006; however, another lesson focusing on women who have served since 2006 could be added