Women's Firsts Challenge
In this women's firsts worksheet, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions, choosing the correct woman who accomplished a given "first." A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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The Flight of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart's accomplishments and strength of character extend beyond her status as one of the first female aviators in America. Elementary and middle schoolers learn about Earhart's early life and the historical context surrounding...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Rediscovering Forgotten Women Writers
Women's voices are becoming more prominent in the world of literature, but for centuries, this wasn't the case. Young historians research a woman whose writings are considered to be lost, out of print, or forgotten. They develop an oral...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Well-behaved Women [and Men] Seldom Make History
Students examine historical context. For this historical perspectives lesson, students read and discuss instructor-selected picture book biographies. Students then complete graphic organizers based on the challenges the main characters...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History