The Women’s Suffrage Movement

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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 through informational text and graphic organizers.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a social studies or language arts class when reading about famous women in history
  • Assign some of the worksheets as group work or homework 
  • Have pupils conduct additional research on a suffragette or historical event of choice
Classroom Considerations

  • Has a few typos and misspelled words
  • Formatting cuts off the margins of a few documents
Pros

  • Offers lesson extensions that include links to sites where you can purchase DVDs about women's suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment, as well as museums that feature exhibitions about suffragettes
  • Comes with answer keys for the worksheets
Cons

  • None
Common Core