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Women Who Changed America: 1800s
Students use the internet to research the role of women during the 1800s. In groups, they choose one women to focus on and take notes on their contributions. They use the information to develop a video to share their information with the class.
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In the Shadows, Agents of Change
Most of your learners have probably heard of Martin Luther King, Jr., or Cesar Chavez, but could they also recognize the names of Betty Friedan or Dolores Huerta? Give your learners the opportunity to discover the many accomplishments of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rights of Women in the United States (Secondary)
What do your pupils know about abusive relationships and equal rights? Expand their knowledge with a series of activities that provide discussion opportunities and information about rights and abuse. First addressing issues relating to...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Women’s Rights in Iraq
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
New Review Women of Science
So many women have contributed to science in so many ways. From chemist Marie Curie to astronaut Sally Ride, learners view a brief video that gives a snippet about certain women who made landmark discoveries in science.
1 min 3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Colonial Women During the Revolution
Young researchers use the Internet or books to find out about colonial women during the American Revolution. They organize information in a graphic to demonstrate their understanding of the research they gathered before writing a...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Women's Suffrage for Grades 6–8
Learners study the decisions and solutions involved in winning the right to vote. After reading background information on the fight for women's suffrage, including one woman's story, and its eventual success in the United States and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
New Review Women of Music
There were a lot of firsts for women in music. From being the first to sing and write about birth control to speaking out about issues of their time, female singers represent a voice that had not been heard by many before. Young viewers...
2 mins 3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable