Women's Role in the War Effort
Students investigate the roles women played during the Civil War. For this Civil War lesson, students read about different jobs performed by women during the Civil War.
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Civil War Play
Raise the curtain to a class play that depicts the Civil War through both factual information and literary devices. The performance showcases the Battle of Antietam (Battle of Sharpsburg) and brings attention to women's roles, as well as...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Personalities Lesson Plan
Caring, trustworthiness, and responsibility—these are only a few character traits in focus of a lesson based on stories from the Civil War era. Class members explore several influential lives while reading biographies that highlight...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Women's History Month Word Clouds
What a great idea for celebrating Women's History Month and discovering the amazing efforts that individuals have put forth on behalf of women's rights! Learners take a closer look at the speeches and other primary source documents of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Women in the Cockpit
Alberta Kinney was a member of the Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) program. They were some of the first women in America to fly army aircraft in World War II. Viewers discover who Kinney was and how the program shaped women's...
4 mins 3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Defining America's Role in the World
As the first American president to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and only one of four presidents to do so in United States history, Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy achievements and preservation of peace are often overshadowed by his...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Lesson Plan: The Children's Crusade and the Role of Youth in the African American Freedom Struggle
Young people played significant roles in the Civil Rights movement. Class members examine the contributions of Barbara Johns, Claudette Colvin, Mary Louise Smith, and the children of Birmingham,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Fly Girls: Women Aviators in World War II
Explore contributions of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II with an engaging history lesson. Middle schoolers examine portrayals of women in World War II posters and newsreels, compare and contrast them with...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History